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  1. AKA "OSTEOSARCOMA" - The most common malignant bone tumor, with common sites being the distal femur, proximal tibia & the proximal humerus
  2. process of removing a small sample of bone marrow from a selected site with a needle for the purpose of examining the specimen under a microscope
  3. procedure in which a radioactive substance is injected intravenously and its uptake in bones is measured with a special scanning device
  4. abnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D; called Ricketts in children.
  5. the process of blood cell formation
  6. abnormal lateral curvature of the spine

6 True/False Questions

  1. yellow bone marrowgradually replaces red bone marrow in adult bones, functions as storage for fat tissue and is inactive in formation of blood cells

          

  2. open fracturecompound fracture; broken bone with an open wound

          

  3. impacted fractureoccurs when a direct force caused the bone to break

          

  4. lordosisabnormal lateral curvature of the spine

          

  5. osteoporosispredominantly in females; fragile bones, loss of bone density, decreased levels of estrogen and calcium.

          

  6. DEXAdual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, this procedure measures bone densitrty more accurately than dual photon absorptiometry, takes less time, and emits less radiation to the patient.

          

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