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PrincipleMod 5

Questions from Module 5 of the Prinicples component

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What is a follicle? the basic unit of female reproductive biology and is composed of roughly spherical aggregations of cells found in the ovary. They contain a single oocyte (aka ovum or egg).
What is a functional cyst? the basic unit of female reproductive biology and is composed of roughly spherical aggregations of cells found in the ovary. They contain a single oocyte (aka ovum or egg).
What is a corpus luteum cyst? a type of ovarian cyst which may rupture about the time of menstruation, and take up to three months to disappear entirely. This type of functional cyst occurs after an egg has been released from a follicle.
Differentiate between A)uterine anteversion and B)uterine retroversion Anteversion means the uterus is rotated forward and retroversion means it is rotated backwards.
What is the difference between uterine retroflexion and uterine anteflexion retroflexion means the uterus is folded backwards onto itself; anteflexion means the uterus is folded forward
The posterior cul-de-sac is also called the Pouch of Douglas' or rectouterine pouch
The anterior cul-de-sac is also called the uterovesicular pouch
Why is a full bladder necessary for transabdominal sonographic gynecologic and early obstetrical scans -Pushes pelvic organs out of bony pelvis-Provides a non-attenuating acoustic pathway-Pushes bowel away from organs of interest-Provides an anatomical and acoustic reference-Provides a fluid-filled window
Name some advantages of TV sonography the patient can have an empty bladder; the ability to evaluate gaseous, obese, and difficult patients; and high tissue characterization of the pelvic organs. The high resolution capability results from use of high frequency transducers ranging
Name some disadvantages of TV sonography May create false positives, limited field of view
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