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Esophagus Quiz

1. The most common form of tracheal-esophageal fistual is:
Esophageal atresia with a proximal TEF
Esophageal atresia with a double TEF
An isolated esophageal atresia
Esophageal atresia with a distal TEF
An isolated TEF


2. Communicating esophageal duplications are four times more common than noncommunicating esophageal duplications.
True
False


3. It is radiographically impossible to differentiate esophogeal duplications from bronchiogenic cysts.
True
False


4. All lower esophageal rings are classified as Schatzki rings.
True
False


5. The following images depict:

Infectious esophagitis
Scleroderma
Esophageal varices


6. Which of the following may be associated with thoracic esophageal rupture:
Hydropneumothorax
Widened mediastinum
Pneumomediastinum
Pleural effusion
All of the above


7. Esophageal perforations due to Boerhaaves's syndrome are usually horizontally oriented and located on the right side of the esophagus.
True
False


8. Chagas' disease and achalasia have identical radiographic findings.
True
False


9. The appearance of the esophagus below is typical of what disease process:

Chagas' disease
Scleroderma
Diffuse esophageal spasms
Achalasia


10. All of the following are usually found in reflux esophagitis EXCEPT:
Ulceration
Mucosal nodularity
Diffuse dilatation
Abnormal motility
Thickened folds
All of the above are often found in reflux esophagitis


11. The classic radiographic features of Barrett's esophagitis are high esophageal strictures or deep penetrating ulcers.
True
False


12. The majority of esophageal carcinomas are of the adenocarcinoma type.
True
False


13. Infants with tracheal-esophageal fistulas tend to have scaphoid abdomens and absent bowel sounds.
True
False

 

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