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Chronic pancreatitis: Quiz


Question 1: ________ is the most common cause of chronic pancreatitis in children.
Malignant hyperthermiaPneumoniaCystic fibrosisCoeliac disease

Question 2: Serum amylase and ________ may well not be elevated in cases of advanced chronic pancreatitis, but are often used as markers for detecting pancreatic inflammation in acute pancreatitis.
Bile salt dependent lipasePhospholipase A2LipasePDE2

Question 3: Chronic pancreatitis is a long-standing ________ of the pancreas that alters its normal structure and functions.
MeningitisVasculitisLeukocyte extravasationInflammation

Question 4: ________ may occur and need long term insulin therapy.
Diabetic ketoacidosisDiabetes mellitus type 1Diabetic retinopathyDiabetes mellitus

Question 5: Other less frequent causes include chronic steroid and or ________ use.
Anti-inflammatoryAnxiolyticNon-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugAnalgesic

Question 6: It can present as episodes of acute ________ in a previously injured pancreas, or as chronic damage with persistent pain or malabsorption.
MeningitisInflammationVasculitisLeukocyte extravasation

Question 7: Considerable ________, due to malabsorption, is evident in a high percentage of patients, and can continue to be a health problem as the condition progresses.
UnderweightWeight gainWeight lossCachexia

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