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Sigmoidoscopy: Quiz


Question 1: This includes bouillon or broth, gelatin, strained fruit juice, water, plain ________, plain tea, or diet soft drinks.
CoffeehouseHistory of coffeeCoffeeCaffeine

Question 2: They also use it to look for benign and malignant polyps, as well as early signs of ________ in the descending colon and rectum.

Question 3: Sigmoidoscopy is the ________ medical examination of the large intestine from the rectum through the last part of the colon.
Invasiveness of surgical proceduresMedical procedureSurgeryMedical imaging

Question 4: The night before or right before the procedure, the patient receives a laxative and an ________, which is a liquid solution that washes out the intestines.
EnemaIntraperitoneal injectionSuppositoryDosage form

Question 5: Flexible sigmoidoscopy enables the ________ to look at the inside of the large intestine from the rectum through the last part of the colon, called the sigmoid.
Medical schoolPediatricsMedicinePhysician

Question 6: Physicians may use the procedure to find the cause of diarrhea, abdominal pain, or ________.
Irritable bowel syndromeCrohn's diseaseConstipationUlcerative colitis

Question 7: With flexible sigmoidoscopy, the physician can see intestinal bleeding, ________, abnormal growths, and ulcers in the descending colon and rectum.
InflammationMeningitisVasculitisLeukocyte extravasation

Question 8: A sigmoidoscopy is similar but not the same as a ________.
ColonoscopyIleostomyColectomyHuman gastrointestinal tract

Question 9: The physician will send that piece of tissue (________) to the lab for testing.

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