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Peptic ulcer: Quiz


Question 1: Clarithromycin, ________, Tetracycline, Metronidazole) and 1 proton pump inhibitor (PPI), sometimes together with a bismuth compound.
DicloxacillinFlucloxacillinAmoxicillinClavulanic acid

Question 2: Medicines associated with peptic ulcer include ________ (non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs) that inhibit cyclooxygenase, and most glucocorticoids (e.g.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugIbuprofenAnalgesicAspirin

Question 3: Perforation at the anterior surface of the stomach leads to acute ________, initially chemical and later bacterial peritonitis.

Question 4: Penetration is when the ulcer continues into adjacent organs such as the liver and ________.
Endocrine systemDigestionStomachPancreas

Question 5: Contrary to general belief, more peptic ulcers arise in the ________ (first part of the small intestine, just after the stomach) than in the stomach.
DuodenumHuman gastrointestinal tractJejunumIleum

Question 6: A major causative factor (60% of gastric and up to 90% of duodenal ulcers) is chronic inflammation due to ________ that colonizes the antral mucosa.
Pseudomonas aeruginosaHelicobacter pyloriEscherichia coliPeptic ulcer

Question 7: Warren "for their discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and its role in ________ and peptic ulcer disease".

Question 8: Another major cause is the use of ________ (see above).
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugAnalgesicAnti-inflammatoryAspirin

Question 9: A history of heartburn, ________ (GERD) and use of certain forms of medication can raise the suspicion for peptic ulcer.
Barrett's esophagusAchalasiaCrohn's diseaseGastroesophageal reflux disease

Question 10: Burns and ________, however, can lead to physiologic stress ulcers, which are reported in many patients who are on mechanical ventilation.
Traumatic brain injuryConcussionSubdural hematomaHead injury

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