Exercise 1 Questions

Abnormal accumulations of fluid may occur in any one of the cavities of the body. These cavities contain the organs of the body. You should be able to answer the true-or-false questions below.

  1. The condition of ascites could allow a primary cancer of the stomach to metastasize to the liver.
  2. The unusual accumulation of fluid around the muscles of the arm is an example of ascites.
  3. Pleural effusion in the right pleural cavity will, in all probability, lead to brain metastasis.