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  1. A disease in which bones become abnormally soft due to decreased levels of calcium and phosphorus in the blood (rickets)
  2. Most common benign bone marrow tumor, usually located within the bone marrow cavity
  3. Abnormal inward curvature of a portion of the spine, also known as swayback
  4. 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.
  5. Abnormal lateral (sideward) curvature of a portion of the spine.

5 True/False questions

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


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


  3. Dual photon absorptiometryThis procedure measures the bone density more accurately than the dual photon absorptiometry, takes less time, and emits less radiation to the patient.


  4. OsteoporosisA generalized infection of bone and bone marrow resulting from a bacterial infection


  5. Talipes equinovarusNon 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.