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S&F Muscuskelatol Exam 9/1Diseases Test

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  1. This procedure measures the bone density more accurately than the dual photon absorptiometry, takes less time, and emits less radiation to the patient.
  2. Abnormal lateral (sideward) curvature of a portion of the spine.
  3. A malignant tumor of bones, common in young adults particularly adolescent boys
  4. Also known as osteosarcoma; is most common malignant bone tumor with common sites being the distal femur, the proximal tibia, the proximal humerus.
  5. Predominately in females, fragile bones, loss of bone density, decreased levels of estrogen and calcium.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Bone Marrow AspirationIs 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. Dual photon absorptiometryThis procedure measures bone density within 2-3% accuracy of the bone's actual density


  3. OsteomalaciaA generalized infection of bone and bone marrow resulting from a bacterial infection


  4. LordosisAbnormal inward curvature of a portion of the spine, also known as swayback


  5. KyphosisAbnormal inward curvature of a portion of the spine, also known as swayback


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