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Peritoneum Section Quiz

1.  In the supine position, the most dependent portion of the peritoneum in the upper abdomen where ascites will accumulate is:

A. The pouch of Douglas
B. The left subphrenic space
C. The hepatorenal recess (Morrison's pouch)
D. The lesser sac


2.   This CT from a trauma patient demonstrates:


A. Hemoperitoneum
B. Splenic laceration
C. Senitinel clot sign
D. All of the above


3. The sentinel clot sign:

A. Helps to localize the source of a hemopertioneum.
B. Is due to the lower density of the clotted component of a hemoperitoneum.
C. Is rarely seen.
D. All of the above.



4.  The most common cause of pneumoretroperitoneum is perforation of the first portion of the duodenum.



5.  All of the following may be signs of free air in the abdomen EXCEPT:

A. Double wall sign (Rigler's sign)
B. Falciform ligament sign
C. Football sign
D. Ground glass sign


6.   The following disease process may have been a result of:


A. Bowel wall necrosis secondary to mechanical obstruction.
B. Infection of the bowel wall by gas producing organisms.
C. Bowel wall necrosis secondary to mesentaric artery occlusion.
D. Any of the above


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