5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- Is the 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 microsccope.
- A disease in which bones become abnormally soft due to decreased levels of calcium and phosphorus in the blood (rickets)
- Involves the intravenous injection of a radioisotope, which is absorbed by the bone. After approximately three hours, the skeleton is scanned with a gamma camera (scanner), moving from one end of the body to the other. The scanner detects the areas where the bone absorbs the isotope and converts the radioactive image to a screen where the concentrations show up as pinpoint dots cast in the image of a skeleton.
- A malignant tumor of bones, common in young adults particularly adolescent boys
- A generalized infection of bone and bone marrow resulting from a bacterial infection
5 True/False questions
Osteoporosis → Abnormal lateral (sideward) curvature of a portion of the spine.
Osteogenic Sarcoma → A malignant tumor of bones, common in young adults particularly adolescent boys
Talipes equinovarus → club foot
Kyphosis → Abnormal outward curvature of a portion of the spine, also known as humpback or hunchback.
DEXA Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry → This procedure measures bone density within 2-3% accuracy of the bone's actual density