Review Questions

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  1. Which disease is caused by an x-linked recessive gene?
    muscular dystrophy
  2. Which disease can lead to multiple fractures?
  3. What disease is caused by an increase in bone remodeling?
  4. Which disease is caused by a defect in the dystrophin protein?
    muscular dystrophy
  5. What disease has the signs/symptoms of neoplasms of the mammary gland cells?
    breast cancer
  6. Which type of cancer is never fond in males?
  7. Which disease is diagnosed with a PAP smear?
    cervical cancer
  8. In which reproductive disease is the etiology in most cases a viral infection?
    cervical cancer
  9. Which disease has the pathophysiology of an abnormal growth in testicular cells?
    testicular cancer
  10. What word describes an increase in the number of cells?
  11. Which is not a treatment for tumors?
    1. Chemotherapy
    2. Physical Therapy
    3. Surgery
    Physical therapy
  12. What is commonly treated with anti-histamines?
  13. What type of cellular damage includes bacteria and viruses?
  14. What is homeostasis?
    The body's attempt to maintain a relatively constant internal environment?
  15. Which of the seven aspects of disease incldes congenital defects?
  16. What is not a type of healing after an infection?
    chronic inflammation
  17. What is commonly mistaken as a risk factor for tumors?
  18. Which of the seven aspects of disease includes the likeliness/outcome of the disease?
  19. What type of disease involves hypersensitivity and IgE gamma globulin?
  20. Which of the seven aspects of disease include objective indicators of disease?
  21. During which step does the infectious agent rapidly die?
  22. What term is used to describe when undifferentiated cell divide?
  23. Which of the seven aspects of disease includes medications?
    treatment modalities
  24. Are differentiated or undifferentiated cells characteristic of malignant tumors?
  25. _______ is the study of the cause of disease.
  26. What type of cellular damage includes heat, cold, and radiation?
  27. In what stage does the infectious agent rapidly grow?
  28. What disease involves the destruction of T helper cells?
  29. Which step in inflammation is NOT directly caused by chemical mediators?
    increased plasma proteins to the site
  30. Metabolic changes are included in in what aspect of disease?
  31. What term is used to describe when there is an increase in the number of cells and therefore size of tissues?
  32. A disease that destroys T cells will in turn do what?
    Decrease antibodies and activated TC cells
  33. What type of cellular damage includes pressure?
    mechanical damage
  34. Which of the seven aspects of disease includes unwanted or undesirable outcomes of disease?
    sequelae and complications
  35. What is the study of changes associated with disease?
  36. Which aspect includes the tests to determine the type of diesase?
  37. Which disease involves AMI against "self" molecules?
    • SLE
    • systemic lupus erythematosus
  38. According to homeostasis, ____ _____ from normal are disease.
    some changes
  39. Which type of inflammation does not form granulomas?
  40. What is the etiology of Hemophilia A?
    sex-linked recessive gene
  41. Which type of leukemia effects children?
    • ALL
    • acute lymphatic leukemia
  42. What is one thing that is NOT a possible cause of leukemias?
  43. HbS is a _______ _______ gene and causes ______ ______ ______.
    • autosomal recessive
    • sickle cell anemia
  44. What is one thing that is mistakenly listed as being caused by Hemophila A?
    low hematocrit
  45. What does the treatment for sickle cell anemia do?
    Reduces sickling, increases number of properly shaped RBCs
  46. How can sickle cell anemia be diagnosed?
    genetic tests for the HbS trait
  47. Which disease can be treated with bone marrow transplants?
  48. What is MCV and what does it measure?
    • mean corpuscle volume
    • measures the size of red blood cells
  49. How can you identify RBCs that can't/aren't fully mature?
    they will be larger than normal
  50. What are some of the signs seen in sickle cell anemia?
    pallor, tachycardia, jaundice, splenomegaly
  51. T/F - Leukemia cannot be treated with radiation.
    False. It can!
  52. What is one result of vasoconstriction?
    primary hypertension
  53. Which part of coronary artery disease will result in plaques?
  54. What disease results from low oxygen to the heart muscle?
    angina pectoris
  55. Which one is not an etiology of an aortic aneurysm?
    immunological dysfunction
    congenital defect
    immunological dysfunction
  56. What is the only treatment for an aortic aneurysm? Why is it the only one?
    • surgery
    • it is the only one because aoritc aneurysms are not normally caught until they burst or tear and then the person is dead within minutes because of a loss of blood
  57. When gravity stretches veins, what is it called?
    varicose veins
  58. During congestive heart failure, does cardian output increase or decrease?
  59. How is rhematic heart disease diagnosed?
    • ASO levels
    • antistreptolysin o
  60. In congestive heart failure, does stroke volume increase or decrease?
  61. What disease that affects the circulatory system is caused by an infection followed by immunological dysfunction?
    rheumatic heart disease
  62. Which side of the heart is affected by congestive heart failure when pulmonary symptoms are seen first?
    left side
  63. Which side of the heart is affected by congestive heart failure when systemic edema and other bodily signs/symptoms are seen first?
    right side
  64. In what illness are smooth muscle contractions seen in the bronchioles?
  65. Which type of COPD involves oxygen driven breathing?
  66. Clubbing of the fingers is a s/s of which respiratory disease?
    emphysema (COPD)
  67. What respiratory disease is caused by a genetic abnormality?
    cystic fibrosis
  68. What malignancy is caused by chemical irritation of the lungs?
    bronchiogenic carcinoma
  69. In which type of COPD will administering too much oxygen kill the patient? Why?
    emphysema, because their breathing is being driven by low levels of oxygen. too much supplemental oxygen will trick the body into thinking there was enough oxygen and the patient would stop breathing
  70. Which respiratory disease can be caused by a bacteria, virus, or fungi?
  71. Which genetic disorder causes a build up of thickened mucous?
    cystic fibrosis
  72. What is the etiology of all upper and lower respiratory infections?
  73. What unconventional treatment can be helpful for asthma sufferers?
    swimming lessons
  74. Which upper respiratory infection can be prevented with the BCG vaccine?
  75. What disease can be completely asymptomatic, but be prevented with regular screening after the age of 50?
    colorectal cancers
  76. What is caused by liver damage and can lead to liver failure or death?
  77. What disease can be caused by microorganisms A-E?
    viral hepaptitis
  78. Which disease results in diffuse fibrosis of the liver?
  79. What digestive disease can be caused by microbes, side effects from medications, or atrophy?
    peptic ulcer
  80. Which disease is characterized by skip lesions?
    chron's disease
  81. What disease results from muscle gaps in the intestinal walls?
    diverticular disease
  82. What can be formed when the body is too rich in calcium?
  83. When GFR drops, BP will _____.
    go up
  84. What is the infection called when it ascends through the UTI and into the bladder?
  85. Which disease's sequelae includes urolithiasis?
  86. Which condition is exacerbated by acidosis or alkalosis?
  87. Which disease involves the inflammation of myelin?
    multiple sclerosis
  88. In what disease are muscle weakness and gait changes symptoms?
    Parkinson's disease
  89. In what disease is the primary form idiopathic?
    Parkinson's disease
  90. What disease is diagnosed by looking at the gamma globulin levles?
    multiple sclerosis
  91. What disease involves amyloid plaques?
    Alzheimer's disease
  92. In what disease are burning, tingling, and numbness symptoms?
  93. What can be treated with dopamine replacement?
    Parkinson's disease
  94. In what disease that infects the endocrine system is the inflammatory response being suppressed?
    Cushing's disease or hyperadrenal
  95. What disease is treated with insulin injections?
  96. What thyroid disease can lead to hypothyroidism?
    Grave's disease or hyperthyroidism
  97. Hyperkalemia is a sygn of what endocrine disease?
    • addison's disease
    • hypoadrenal
  98. Which type of diabetes is caused by a genetic abnormality?
  99. What is known as type 2?
  100. What is caused by thymine and thymine dimers?
    malignant melanoma
  101. What bone disorder is a degenerative disease?
  102. What type of joint disease is caused by bone replacing the cartilage?
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