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sinclair flashcards set 3

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rheumatoid factor
This is a blood test used to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis
arthrogram
an X ray of a joint after the injection of a contrast medium
DEXA scan
measures bone density
closed reduction
manipulative reduction without a surgical incision
prosthesis
Replacement of a missing part by an artificial substitute, such as an artificial extremity
amputation
a surgical removal of all or part of a limb
arthrocentesis
removal of fluid from a joint by centesis
arthrodesis
binding or fusing of joint surfaces
arthroscopy
procedure using an arthroscope to examine, diagnose, and repair a joint from within
bone graft
Piece of bone taken from the patient and used to replace a removed bone or a bony defect at another site.
bunionectomy
surgical removal of a bunion
arthroplasty
surgical reconstruction or replacement of a malformed or degenerated joint