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If a patient's muscle contracted but the limb did not move, how would this muscle contraction be described?

Isometric contraction

Discoid lupus erythematosus is a disorder related to


Acne vulgaris involves inflammation of which of the following?

Sebaceous follicles

A 4 month old female develops white spots and shallow ulcers in her mouth. Her pediatrician diagnosis her with thrush. This condition is caused by which of the following?

Candida Albicans

Which of the following people is at highest risk for the development of gout?

men aged 40-50 years old

A 14 year old female presents with severe acne. Which of the following promote acne development?


Scleroderma is most likely to cause which change in the skin?


A 36 year old male is experiencing frontotemporal hair recession. He is diagnosed with male patter baldness, which is a form of?


Molluscum contagiosum affects the skin and


______ ions directly control the contraction of muscles.


A 76 year old female was diagnosed with osteoporosis by radiologic exam. She is at high risk for

pathologic bone fractures

Polyarthritis is a type of juvenile arthritis in which more than ______ joints are affected.


Candidiasis is a condition caused by


The cause of Paget disease is

unknown at present

Which malignant skin lesion is the most serious?

malignant melanoma

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is

an autoimmune disease

The major difference between compact bone and spongy bone is the

organization of the structural elements

A 3 year old male presents with developmental delay. Testing reveals that the child has muscular dystrophy. Treatment will include which of the following?


Fibromyalgia is a chronic musculoskeletal disorder characterized by which of the following?

pain resulting from joint and muscle inflammation

Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a ______ infection of the skin.


A 70 year old femal with osteoporosis fractures her leg at the location of a pre-exisiting abnormality. She reports that the fracture occured following a mior fall. Which of the followin best describes the fracture?

pathologic fracture

Rubella, rubeola, and roseola are common communicable diseases caused by ______ infection.


The molecule that prevents a muscle contraction from occurring when the muscle is at rest is


The medical term for ringworm is

tinea corporis

A 54 year old male was recently diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Which of the following is the expected treatment of choice?


Bullous impetigo is caused by a strain of which of the following?

Staph aureus

A 4 month old female is diagnosed with atopic dermatitis (AD). Which of the following symptoms most support this diagnosis?

dry, itchy, skin

The main energy source or fuel for skeletal muscle contraction is which of the following?

(ATP) adenosine triphosphate

A 3 year old male develops tinea capititis after playing with the family dog. The infection is caused by which of the following?


Individuals of ______ descent are more prone to developing keloids.


The contractile unit of a muscle is called the


The incidence of fractures of the pelvis is highest in

older adults

Which of the following burns is most painful?

superficial partial-thickness

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) has a(n) _________ inheritance pattern.

X-linked recessive

A 32 year old obese male begins a joggin routine. A week after beginning, he fractures his leg. This is referred to as a what type of fracture?


A 70 year old female presents with a hip fracture. She is diagnosed with osteoporosis. One factor that most likely contributed to her condition is

decreased estrogen levels

A 15 year old female reports abnormal hair growth on her face and body. This condition is referred to as which of the following?


Fat cells are located in which of the following?


A 5 year old female develops chicken pox after exposure at her day care center. This disease is caused by which of the following?

a herpes virus

Transchondral fractures are most prevelent in


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