You see little Bob Marley Jr. (3 year old from Jamaica) in your office with
a rectal prolapse (ewwww). What organism do you suspect and how would
Whipworm (Trichuris trichiura). Treat with Mebendazole OR Albendazole OR Albendazol
(Black/native american/caucasians) of (southern, northern, eastern)
european desecent are most common to get chronic relapsing
Familial associations occur more often in (UC/Crohn's) but both are
Failed involution of the vitelline duct and arises on the anti-mesenteric
surface and will show (if symptomatic) before 2 yo, considered a TRUE
diverticulum, 50% contain heteroptopic tissue or gastric (these bleed)
In Giardia, _ is the infectious form ingested from _.
_ is the most common cause of waterborne outbreaks of diarrheal
disease in developed countries.
_ is the replicating form of Giardia and graze on proximal
In patients with an initiation followed by promotion led to (cancer/no
cancer) while promotion followed by iniation led to (cancer/no cancer) and
patients with initiation with spread out promotion led to (cancer/no
cancer, no cancer
This drug is an antagonist at dopamine receptors resulting in enhanced
effects of AcH, works to increase tone of LEG and increases peristaltic
movement along GI tract and blocks DA receptors in area postrema has
Colon cancer is the _ most common cancer in men and women in US for
both men and women
What is the primary treatment modality for colon cancer? And what is the
best predictor for outcome?
Surgical resection, extent of disease at presen
_ is an early target of hiv that supports it as a reservoir during hiv
What occurs in the gut during an hiv infection?
Get microscopic damage to GI mucosa as a result, and then you get bacterial translocation across the
GI Inflammatory Disorders
Watery diarrhea = likely a _ mechanism
Blood and pus in diarrhea = likely _ destruction.
Stool is larger, pale, floating, foul smelling, and greasy = likely from
What type of morphology would yo
_ causes contractions via increased calcium levels in the small intestine
while _ and _ cause relaxation via increased cAMP and cGMP
respectively both causing (hyper/hypo) polarization of smooth muscle
AcH, VIP, NO, hyper