Q: The [...] begins at the hypopharynx.
Q: In a patient with knonwn esophageal varices, there is a [...]% association with any GI bleed.
Q: [...] ulcers wake the patient.
Q: Initial signs and sxs of perforated viscus are due to [...]
A: chemical irritation
Q: Incidence of perforation in appendicitis = [...]
Q: TMCC of small bowel obstruction = [...]
Q: The columns of Morgagni are [...]
A: logitudinal folds connected to the dentate line by a flap of mucosa that forms a small anal crypt
Q: [...] colitis = abdominal tenderness absent
Q: Empyema of the gallbladder = [...]
A: bacterial invasion of the GB wall with associated suppuration
Q: Murphys's sign = [...]
A: pain and cessation of breathing elicited by palpation of the RUQ