Extrahepatic Biliary System Spleen And Pancreas 1- Acute cholecystitis: (all correct except one) • Is almost invariably related to the presence of gallstones. • Usually presents with biliary colic. • Is often associated with jaundice. • Is characterised by a pyrexia in the early hours of the disease.. • May be complicated by peritonitis. 2- Acute cholecystitis should usually be treated by: (all correct except one) • Nasogastric suction and intravenous fluids. • Antibiotic therapy. • Urgent cholecystectomy. • Cholecystostomy. • Analgesics and antispasmotics. 3- Gallstones: (all correct except one) • Have an incidence which increases with age. • Are more frequent in females. • Usually contain a predominance of cholesterol. • Are formed in bile which is supersaturated with bile acids. • Are formed in bile which is supersaturated with cholesterol. 4- The presence of stones in the common bile duct: ( all correct except one) • Is commonly associated with a long history of dyspepsia.
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