5 Written Questions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- club foot
- Also known as osteosarcoma; is most common malignant bone tumor with common sites being the distal femur, the proximal tibia, the proximal humerus.
- Non metabolic disease of the bone. Out of control of the osteoclast. Uncommon, causing excessive destruction of the bone structure due to the overaction of the osteoclast.
- A malignant tumor of bones, common in young adults particularly adolescent boys
- 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.
5 True/False Questions
Kyphosis → Abnormal inward curvature of a portion of the spine, also known as swayback
Bone Marrow Aspiration → 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.
Scoliosis → Abnormal lateral (sideward) curvature of a portion of the spine.
Dual photon absorptiometry → This procedure measures the bone density more accurately than the dual photon absorptiometry, takes less time, and emits less radiation to the patient.
Osteoporosis → Abnormal lateral (sideward) curvature of a portion of the spine.