Musculoskeletal_System_bonus - increasing immobility of her...

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Bonus: Musculoskeletal System Chapter 14 Name ___________________________ 1. Mrs. Bruso, a woman in her 80s, is brought to the clinic with a fractured hip. X-rays reveal compression fractures in her lower vertebral column and extremely low bone density in her vertebrae, hip bones and femurs. What are the condition, cause and treatment? 2. The serving arm of many tennis players is often significantly larger (thicker) than the other arm. Can you think of why this may be? 3. Janet, a 10-year-old girl, is brought to the clinic after falling out of a tree. An x-ray shows she has small fractures of the transverse processes of the T3 to T5 on the right side. Janet will be watched for what abnormal spinal curvature over the next several years? 4. A middle-aged woman comes to the clinic complaining of stiff, painful joints and
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Unformatted text preview: increasing immobility of her finger joints. A glance at her hands reveals knobby, deformed knuckles. What condition will she be tested for? 5. At his 94 th birthday party, James was complimented on how good he looked and was asked about his health. He replied, “I feel good most of the time, but some of my joints ache and are stiff, especially my knees, hips, and lower back, and especially in the morning when I wake up.” A series of X-rays and MRI scans taken a few weeks earlier has revealed that the articular cartilages of these joints was rough and flaking off, and that bone spurs were present at the end of some of James’s bones. What is James’s probable condition?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2010 for the course HSC 2531 taught by Professor Chancey during the Spring '10 term at Santa Fe College.

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