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A Vertebrae with characteristics of more than one major divsion of the spine is called?
A transitional vertebra
Herniation of the meninges in the lumbar or cervical region is known as a ?
An inherited disorder of connective tissue characterized by muliple fractures is ?
This disease begins as an inflammation of the synovial membrane causing synovial proliferation, this disorder is called
The most common form of degenerative arthritis that has osteophyte development is
This disorder begins as a bone abscess that travels through the medullary cavity and outward to lift the periosteum,it is know as?
Osteomyelitis is correctly charcterized as ?
The result of bacteria
A postoperative complication
A disease process usually caused by accelerated bone resorption results in ?
An insufficient mineralization of the adult skeleton appering as a loss of bone density is?
Body wieght on weight bearing long bones may bend or bow as a result of softened bones in cases of ?
Blood levels with an increased uric acid leading to deposits of crystals in the joints and cartilage is >
In paget's disease the beginning phase involes bone?
The most common intial site of paget's disease is the?
Proliferation of fibrous tissue in the medullary cavity is ?
A pattern of lytic and scierotic new bone growth with a flattening of the femoral head associated with periosteal new bone is suggestive of ?
A true osteochondroma grows laterally from the epiphysis and?
Must exhibit a cortex and medullary portion
Malignant bone lesions cause soft tissue swelling and
Cortical bone erosion causing a poorly defined margin
A classic sunburst pattern of bony spicules that extend in a radiation fashion is a characteristic radiographic appearence of ?
Discontinuity of two or more fragments is considered a ?
The classic radiographic appearence of multiple punched out osteolytic lesions scattered throughout the skeletal system is suggestive of
A fracture resulting from a weakness in the bone caused by a tumor or infection known as what type of fracture?
Healing of fracture fragments in a faulty position is ?
Suspected nonaccidental trauma is another name for?
Battered child syndrome
A fracture usaually caused by falling on an outstretched hand resulting in posterior displacement of distal fragment of the radius is a ?
A fracture of the arch of C2 anterior facet usually associated with anterior subluxation of C2 and C3 is known as a ?
Forward displacement of one vertebra on the other resulting in back pain caused by cleft in the pairs interarticularis is?
Approximately 45 to the long axis of the bone?
Compaction of bone resulting in decreased length or width?
Fracture exisits without angulation or separation
More than two fragments
Repeated stresses causing a bone response
At a right angle to the long axis of the bone
Encircles the bone shaft
Loss of contact with normal articulation
Partical loss of of joint continuitly