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list the 4 manifestations of liver disease
RUQ pain
Jaundice
Hepatic Failure
Portal Hypertension
List the causes of jaundice
Hemolysis
Deficient excretion
Obstruction
Hepatocellular disease
Where does the hepatic vein drain?
IVC
What endocrine hormones are produced by the pancreas?
Insulin
Glucagon
What exocrine glands are produced by the pancreas?
Amylase, lipase, peptidases
What are the 3 functions of the pancreas?
Produce hormones
Produce enzymes
Produce bicarbonate juice to neutralize gastric juices
What are the liver's 5 responses to injury
Inflammation
Steatosis
Hydropic changes
Necrosis
Fibrosis
What is steatosis?
Lipid deposition
What causes necrosis of the liver?
Ischemia
How is viral hepatitis diagnosed?
Biopsy, CT, US, liver function tests
What symptoms are associated w/ increased levels of estrogen?
Ginecomastia
Palmar erythema
Testicular atrophy
What is the radiographic sign of metastatic carcinoma of the liver?
Cannonball appeareance

CT, US
What x-ray projection is used to demonstrate gallbladder disease?
R lateral decubitus
Technical name of pancreatic cancer
adenocarcinoma
Pancreas modalities
US - screening
CT - staging