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Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction: Symptoms & Treatment

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Where is the sphincter of Oddi located?

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1. A muscle that contracts or relaxes to control the movement of substances throughout the body is called what?

2. When sphincter of Oddi dysfunction causes bile to back up in the bile ducts, this is called what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

On this quiz/worksheet combination, you will be tested on the location of the sphincter of Oddi, the definition of a sphincter, and the term for surgery performed on a sphincter.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet tests for the following:

  • What a sphincter is
  • Where the sphincter of Oddi is located
  • The condition caused when a sphincter of Oddi dysfunction causes bile to back up
  • The surgical procedure involving the cutting of a sphincter

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of anatomy to describe the location of the sphincter of Oddi
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information about the diagnosis of a sphincter of Oddi dysfunction
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the term for a surgical procedure in which a sphincter is cut

Additional Learning

Read or view the lesson titled Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction: Symptoms & Treatment to study this condition in greater depth. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Identify the organs that are separated by the sphincter of Oddi
  • Describe the functions of the sphincter of Oddi
  • Explain what happens when this sphincter fails to operate properly
  • Discuss some treatment options for a sphincter of Oddi dysfunction
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