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Edema: Quiz


Question 1: A rise in hydrostatic pressure occurs in ________.
Atrial fibrillationMyocardial infarctionHeart failureHypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Question 2: ________ occurs when the pressure in blood vessels in the lung is raised because of obstruction to removal of blood via the pulmonary veins.
HemothoraxPneumoniaHydrothoraxPulmonary edema

Question 3: In lymphedema abnormal removal of interstitial fluid is caused by failure of the ________.
Lymphatic systemCirculatory systemImmune systemSpleen

Question 4: by increased blood vessel wall permeability as in ________;
VasculitisMeningitisLeukocyte extravasationInflammation

Question 5: Generally, the amount of interstitial fluid is determined by the balance of fluid ________, and increased secretion of fluid into the interstitium or impaired removal of this fluid may cause edema.
Claude BernardCyberneticsComputational neuroscienceHomeostasis

Question 6: Thirdly, in severe heart failure ________ and neural changes alter the way tissues are perfused in ways that are not fully understood.
EndocrinologyEndocrine systemThyroidHypopituitarism

Question 7: This may be due to obstruction from, for example, pressure from a ________ or enlarged lymph nodes, destruction of lymph vessels by radiotherapy, or infiltration of the lymphatics by infection (such as elephantiasis).

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