Ch.10 Def. Abr.

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Lewy51
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Ch.10 Def. Abr.
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2012-03-04 18:57:08
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  1. Muscular dystrophy
    lack of formation of muscles
  2. Myashtenia gravis (MG)
    Severe muscle weakness
  3. Sprain
    Trauma to a joint
  4. Strain
    Trauma to a muscle
  5. Toritcollis
    Wryneck (stiffness of muscles causing a twisting of the neck)
  6. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)
    Pain or numbness resulting from compression of the median nerve within the carpal tunnel
  7. Contracture
    Shortening of muscle tissue
  8. Crepitation
    Grating sound made by movement of bone ends rubbing together
  9. Gout
    Excessive uric acid in a joint
  10. Osteoporosis
    Decrease in bone density
  11. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
    Inflammation of a joint that creates crippling deformities
  12. Kyphosis
    Hunchback
  13. Lordosis
    Swayback (lumbar region excessively curved in)
  14. Scoliosis
    Crooked back (lateral curve)

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