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A 45-year-old woman presents to her physician with a 2-day history of right upper quadrant pain, nausea, gas, and vomiting. She reports that her symptoms are worse after she eats a fatty meal. Which of the following substances inhibits the hormone causing her right upper quadrant pain?
(A) Cholecystokinin
(B) Gastrin
(C) Pepsin
(D) Secretin
(E) Somatostatin
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(E) Somatostatin: It will inhibit CCK responsible for pain in this pt after fatty food.
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