Gastroenterology Quiz #9: Liver Anatomy and Histology

1. A 35-year-old man undergoes liver biopsy after abnormal liver function tests. The biopsy shows an abundance of large, pink, granular cells with round nuclei, often located peripherally in the lobule. These cells are best known for which of the following functions? 

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2. During a surgical procedure, a surgeon notes that a liver laceration extends through the portal triad. Which of the following structures is least likely to be injured in this scenario? 

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3. A 50-year-old woman with a history of chronic alcoholism presents with jaundice. Laboratory tests reveal elevated direct bilirubin levels. This type of bilirubin is primarily conjugated in which of the following

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4. A 25-year-old man is involved in a motorcycle accident and sustains a liver injury. Which of the following anatomical landmarks divides the liver into a right and left lobe? 

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5. A new drug is shown to increase bile acid secretion. This would most directly facilitate the digestion and absorption of which of the following dietary components?

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