Here are three colonic polyps. One is a TA+LGD, another a TA+HGD and one is a TVA+HGD WHICH POLYP IS THE TVA? a) A a) B c) C
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C ! Click on 'Quiz Cases' in the menu bar for an explanation
This gastric lesion is found in an 85 yr old man. Samples have confirmed a moderately differentiated gastric cancer but the lesion can't be seen on CT. The patient is frail with multiple comorbidities and declines both an endoscopic resection and surgery. However, he does ask how long it will take before he dies from the cancer? WHAT WILL YOU ANSWER? a) 1-2 yrs b) 2-3 yrs c) 3-4 yrs d) 4-5 yrs e) >5 yrs
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This patient underwent a CT angiogram for chest pain. The angiogram was unremarkable but the radiologist mentions an 'irregularity at the caecal pole with hyperenhancement and mild adjacent fat stranding' and recommend colonoscopy. After the examination your patient asks you if you have found anything WHAT WILL YOU TELL YOUR PATIENT a) Reassure the patient b) Tell him to wait for the histology c) Tell him that we will organise an MRI scan next d) Tell him that we will organise an EUS next e) Tell him that we will organise a 'staging' chest/abdomen/pelvic CT
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This is a cancer and you need to request staging CT's of the chest, abdomen and pelvis!
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