Review, and challenge, are an important part of learning. This quiz is part of a set that will span the abdominal physiology and anatomy to challenge your synoptic linking ability. Good luck!
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Gastrointestinal Physiology Review MCQ - Part 3
Stem 1 of 4
A patient is persistently 'bringing up food' during meals, is drooling more than expected and coughing without cessation.Which cranial nerve is not at risk of lesion in this patient presentation?
Stem 2 of 4The patient has suffered a lesion to the nucleus of the solitary tract (NST). Where is the majority of the NST?
Cortex parietal lobe
Stem 3 of 4Which of the following nerves innervate the soft palate during the swallowing reflex?
Stem 4 of 4What occurs to the larynx during the pharyngeal phase of swallowing?
The right crus of the diaphragm
The cricopharygeus muscle
The hypertrophied muscularis propria of the distal oesophagus
Folate acid deficiency
Vitamin B6 deficiency
Vitamin B9 deficiency