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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Most common benign bone marrow tumor, usually located within the bone marrow cavity
  2. Abnormal inward curvature of a portion of the spine, also known as swayback
  3. A generalized infection of bone and bone marrow resulting from a bacterial infection
  4. club foot
  5. Abnormal outward curvature of a portion of the spine, also known as humpback or hunchback.

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. Ewing SarcomaAlso known as osteosarcoma; is most common malignant bone tumor with common sites being the distal femur, the proximal tibia, the proximal humerus.

          

  3. bone scanInvolves 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. OsteoporosisA disease in which bones become abnormally soft due to decreased levels of calcium and phosphorus in the blood (rickets)

          

  5. Osteogenic SarcomaAlso known as osteosarcoma; is most common malignant bone tumor with common sites being the distal femur, the proximal tibia, the proximal humerus.

          

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