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  1. Osteoporosis
  2. Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  3. Psoriasis
  4. FOP (Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva)
  5. Fever Blisters
  1. a Rare genetic mutation where soft tissues of the body (ligaments, tendons, muscles) begin to form bone, eventually prohibiting movement in the joints of the body
  2. b Cold sores of the mouth, caused by the Herpes Simplex I virus
  3. c Bone disorder, usually associated with aging, that causes the body's bones to begin thinning and easily fracture
  4. d Genetic disorder that affects the development of bone/osseous tissue, resulting in "brittle bone" disease
  5. e Skin condition in which the cells grow too quickly, causing patches of dry skin to accummulate and flake off.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Condition that develops when cholesterol and bile salts form small deposits within the gall bladder
  2. Disorder of the muscle tissue and associated joints
  3. Injury of the skin that includes both the epidermis and part/all of the dermis; usually associated with blistering
  4. Disorder of the skeletal system in which the sutures of the skull fuse together too quickly in young children, causing difficulty for the brain to grow
  5. Nutritional disorder that results in a deficiency of Vitamin D

5 True/False Questions

  1. Marfan SyndromeGenetic disorder that causes abnormal connective tissue development (weakness in the tissues of the bones, eyes, muscles). Patients will also have a longer wingspan than height, and abnormally long fingers


  2. LeukemiaCancer of the blood/bone marrow that affects the white blood cells (large numbers of white blood cells develop, but never mature, making the patient very susceptible to infections)


  3. ScurvyInjury that occurs with a forcible twisting motion of a joint, usually stretching or rupturing the ligaments that support it (classified as 1st, 2nd, or 3rd degree)


  4. Ehlers-Danlos SyndromeConnective tissue disorder that results in "super-stretchy" skin and hypermobile joints


  5. Cleft PalateBacterial infection carried by deer ticks that causes a bull's-eye shaped rash, joint inflammation, and can lead to neurological conditions (Bell's Palsy)


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