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51.You note that a child has a positive Gower sign. You know that this indicates generalizeda.arthropathy.b.muscle weakness.c.bursitis.d.muscle hypertrophy.e.scoliosis.ANS: BGower sign is generalized muscle weakness and is characterized by a child trying to stand up by flexing at the knee, pushing down on the thighs while trying to pull up the trunk. It is often associated with muscular dystrophy.
REF:p. 532TOP:Discipline: PathophysiologyMSC:Organ System: Musculoskeletal52.A 3-year-old boy is brought to the clinic complaining of a painful right elbow. He is holding the right arm slightly flexed and pronated and refuses to move it. The mother states that symptoms started right after his older brother had been swinging him around by his arms. Thispresentation supports a diagnosis of
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REF:p. 542TOP:Discipline: PathophysiologyMSC:Organ System: Musculoskeletal53.What temporary disorder may be experienced by pregnant women during the third trimester because of fluid retention?
REF:p. 533TOP:Discipline: PathophysiologyMSC:Organ System: Musculoskeletal54.A red, hot swollen joint in a 40-year-old man should lead you to suspect
REF:p. 536TOP:Discipline: PathophysiologyMSC:Organ System: Musculoskeletal55.An adult with bowed tibias and a shortened thorax may havea.ankylosing spondylitis.b.Paget disease.c.rheumatoid arthritis.d.Dupuytren contracture.e.Sprengel deformity.ANS: BPaget disease is characterized by bowed tibias, asymmetric skull, shortened chest, and susceptibility to fractures.
REF:p. 537TOP:Discipline: PathophysiologyMSC:Organ System: Musculoskeletal56.In differentiating osteoarthritis from rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the patient with osteoarthritis typically exhibits
REF:p. 538TOP:Discipline: PathophysiologyMSC:Organ System: Musculoskeletal

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