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  1. 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.
  2. A disease in which bones become abnormally soft due to decreased levels of calcium and phosphorus in the blood (rickets)
  3. 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.
  4. A malignant tumor of bones, common in young adults particularly adolescent boys
  5. A generalized infection of bone and bone marrow resulting from a bacterial infection

5 True/False questions

  1. OsteoporosisAbnormal lateral (sideward) curvature of a portion of the spine.

          

  2. Osteogenic SarcomaA malignant tumor of bones, common in young adults particularly adolescent boys

          

  3. Talipes equinovarusclub foot

          

  4. KyphosisAbnormal outward curvature of a portion of the spine, also known as humpback or hunchback.

          

  5. DEXA Dual energy x-ray absorptiometryThis procedure measures bone density within 2-3% accuracy of the bone's actual density

          

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