Diabetes, Intussusception, Celiac Disease: Take the Weekly Quiz

October 31, 2013

Among the disorders in the spotlight this week: intussusception, Celiac disease, sickle cell disease. See how well you do.

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A chest x-ray film from a 53-year-old woman revealed significant subdiaphragmatic free air. Radiographic findings of air collections within the wall of the patient's intestines established pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (PCI) as the cause of her spontaneous pneumoperitoneum.

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Patients with sickle cell disease are at high risk for sepsis because they are functionally asplenic.

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Question 1. Answer: a

Question 2. Answer: e

Question 3. Answer: f

Question 4. Answer: a

Question 5. Answer: c