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In pediatric gastroesophageal reflux, immaturity of lower esophageal sphincter (LES) function is manifested by frequent transient lower esophageal relaxations (tLESRs), which result in the retrograde flow of gastric contents into the esophagus.
Congenital aganglionic megacolon, also called Hirschsprung disease, is characterized by persistent constipation resulting from partial or complete intestinal obstruction of mechanical origin.
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Peritonitis is the inflammation of the peritoneum, the serous membrane lining the abdominal cavity and covering the viscera.
Appendicitis (also known epityphlitis) is the inflammation of the appendix which is a small finger-like appendage attached to the cecum.
Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas.
I think you'll enjoy this quiz. Questions are long and presents a situation while the rationales are insightful -- it also has that perfect balance in terms of difficulty.
These NCLEX style questions relate to topics like Pancreatitis, Liver Cirrhosis and Hepatitis.
These NCLEX style questions provide an overview about the disorders affecting the gastrointestinal and digestive system. This is the part 3 of the exam.
This is another set of NCLEX style questions about the Gastrointestinal and Digestive System. This 100-item exam will test your knowledge about the diseases Appendicitis and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.