pathology massage quiz C thru H

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  1. Carbuncles are common in people with?
    diabetes mellitus, lowered immunity
  2. Local loss of hair, destruction of ovaries and reduction of sperm count are common effects of which type of cancer treatment?
    Radiation Therapy
  3. Which of the following conditions is associated with an inflammation of the skin from irritants or allergens?
    contact dermatitis
  4. Clubfoot is a painful condition. True or False
    False
  5. What is the most common cause of cirrhosis?
    alcoholism
  6. Which type of skin cancer is common in the head, neck and leg areas, and usually arises from pre-existing pigmented areas, such as moles?
    melanoma
  7. Conjunctivitis is more commonly known as?
    Pink Eye
  8. Risk factors for concussion include the failure to use a seatbelt when driving or riding in a motor vehicle and not wearing a seatbelt. True of False
    True
  9. Which of the following is not affected by carpal tunnel syndrome?
    A. Thenar Eminence
    B. Hypothenar Muscle
    C. First two lumbricals
    D. Sensation in lateral three and a half fingers
    Hypothenar muscle
  10. A callosity is characterized by:
    thickening of skin
  11. What condition is most closely associated with dizziness, vomiting, unsteadiness, and blurred vision, possibly accompanied by delirium?
    confusion
  12. If you, a massage therapist, have a common cold, what is the best course of action for you to do?
    Reschedule appointments
  13. The secretion of sticky, viscous mucus by the bronchi, pancreas and other glands is common with which condition?
    cystic fibrosis
  14. Cerebral Palsy is characterized by what?
    chronic movement or posture abnormalities
  15. Stretching Exercises are contraindicated for clients with cubital tunnel syndrome. True or False
    False
  16. Cushing's Syndrome is caused by the excess secretion of which hormones?
    adrenocortical
  17. The abnormal growth of cells that is progressive and purposeless.
    Cancer
  18. Collective impairments caused by compression of the median nerve.
    Carpal tunnel syndrome
  19. A group of disorders arising early in life that is nonprogressive and characterized by chronic movement or posture abnormalities.
    Cerebral Palsy
  20. A chronic genetic disease that affects the function of exocrine glands.
    Cystic Fibrosis
  21. A spectrum of abnormalities produced by excess secretion of adrenocortical hormones.
    Cushing's Disease
  22. A collection of signs and symptoms resulting from increased pressure and consequent reduced blood flow to a muscle group in the leg.
    Compartment Syndrome
  23. A sedentary lifestyle can contribute to constipation. True or False
    True
  24. Which of the following should be avoided when working with a client with carpal tunnel syndrome?
    A. Moist heat application
    B. Local Massage when inflamed
    C. Contract-relax muscle energy techniques
    D. Thumb kneading
    B. Local Massage when inflamed.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. A blue discoloration of skin is associated with which of the following conditions?
    A. Skin Cancer
    B. Cushing's Syndrome
    C. Cyanosis
    D. Contact dermatitis
    C. Cyanosis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for breast cancer?
    A. Family History of the disease
    B. Age between 35 and 54
    C. History of multiple pregnancies
    D. Use of oral contraceptives for more than 10 years
    C. History of multiple pregnancies
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. Insulin injection sites should be avoided because massage can accelerate the absorption of insulin into the blood and cause hypoglycemia. 

    True or False
    True
  28. Diarrhea
    A frequent passage of loose, watery stools
  29. Down Syndrome
    A genetic, congenital disorder marked by mental and physical impairments.
  30. Diverticular Disease
    An intestinal disorder characterized by the presence bulges that protrude through the muscular walls of gastrointestinal tract.
  31. Diabetes Mellitus
    A chronic disease of the endocrine function of the pancreas
  32. Dupuytren's Contracture
    A progressive, painless thickening and tightening of the palmar aponeurosis.
  33. Dysmenorrhea
    Abdominal pain during menstruation excessive enough to prevent normal activity and require medication.
  34. Massage is beneficial to diabetics and may have an effect on daily insulin requirements. 

    true or false
    true
  35. Diabetes that usually develops before age 40, but can occur at any age
    Diabetes 1
  36. Type of diabetes with a slow onset; it is also known as adult-onset diabetes.
    diabetes 2
  37. Type of diabetes with an abrupt onset; it is also known as juvenile-onset diabetes
    diabetes 1
  38. A type of diabetes characterized by the destruction of the pancreatic cells that produce insulin
    Diabetes 1
  39. A type of diabetes attributed to decreased of defective receptors for insulin in fat cells
    diabetes 2
  40. A type of diabetes that is more common in people who are overweight, especially those with upper-body obesity, and in older adults.
    Diabetes 2
  41. Dysmenorrehea normally occurs immediately after menstruation. 

    True or False
    False
  42. Diverticular Disease affects which body system?
    Gastrointestinal system
  43. Dupuytren's contracture is a progressive, painless thickening and tightening of the palmar aponeurosis resulting in flexion contracture of which fingers
    Fourth and Fifth
  44. Which of the following conditions is most associated with diarrhea?
    Anemia
    Anorexia Nervosa
    Crohn's Disease
    Dysmenorrhea
    Crohn's Disease
  45. The most frequently dislocated joint is:
    Glenohumeral
  46. You should consult an obstetrician before you massage a prenant client who is high risk. Which of the following situations in a client's history would constitute a high risk during pregnancy?
    Multiple Pregnancies
    Hypotension
    Use of intrauterine contraceptive devices
    Spontaneous abortions
    Spontaneous Abortions
  47. With clients who have been classified as high-risk pregnancy, which of the following precautions have to be taken by a massage therapist?
    During the third trimester
    during the second trimester
    during the first trimester
    avoid abdominal massage at any time during pregnancy
    avoid massage during pregnancy
  48. In edema of the limbs following the removal of lymph nodes, the limb is hard, tender and painful due to lymphatic fluid congestion. In these patients, massage is helpful for all of the following except:
    relieving congestion
    assisting with the formation of new drainage pathways
    promoting the flow of fluid back into the capillaries
    alleviating chronic cardiac, kidney, or liver problems
    alleviating chronic cardiac, kidney or liver issues
  49. Glass blowing or playing a wind instrument is a predisposing factor for which of the following conditions?
    Eczema
    Edema
    Emphysema
    Ecthyma
    Emphysema
  50. Generalized edema is usually due to chronic cardiac, kidney, or liver problems and massage can be detrimental to such clients. 
    True or false
    True
  51. Eczema is highly contagious.
    True or False
    False
  52. A group of nervous system disorders marked by seizures, sensory impairments, abnormal behavior, and blackouts
    Epilepsy
  53. A general term for inflammatory skin conditions.
    Eczema
  54. A deep, painful infection characterized by multiple cirular ulcers surrounded by reddened skin
    Ecthyma
  55. An infection that typically occur at a body fold, such as the groin or axilla, or between the toes.
    Erythrasma
  56. Symptoms of this include lesions in a variety of sizes and shapes that can be symmetrically distributed, round, and red or that appear as rings with edema and redness in the periphery
    Erythema multiforme
  57. An infection that is marked by tender, red, swollen areas in teh face, arms or legs with small and large fluid-filled vesicles and bullae.
    Erysipelas
  58. Which of the following is not true of epilepsy?
    Seizures involve violent spasms that last 2-5 min
    Family History is not a predisposing factor
    It can be controlled with meds
    It can be triggered by scents or stress
    Family history is not a predisposing factor
  59. In heart failure, to compensate for the reduced blood that is pumped, the heart increases in size by dilation and/or hypertrophy. True or False
    True
  60. High salt intake is a risk factor for hypertension. True or False
    True
  61. Which of the following should you do every time you work with a client with fibromyalgia?
    A. Take a detailed history
    B. Use Hot Packs
    C. Use Deep Strokes
    D. Perform a long, whole body relaxation massage
    A. take a detailed history
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  62. Umbilical hernias occur in the chest. 
    True or False
    False
  63. With clients who have been classified as high-risk pregnancy, which of the following precautions have to be taken by a massage therapist?
    A. Avoid Abdominal Massage during pregnancy
    B. During the second trimester
    C. during third trimester
    D. During the first trimester
    A. Avoid abdominal massage during pregnancy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  64. Herpes zoster is a viral infection in which of the following regions?
    A. lungs
    B. spinal or cranial nerves
    C. face, mouth, and lips
    D. genitals
    B. spinal or cranial nerves
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  65. Grave's disease is a form of hyperthyroidism. True or False
    True
  66. Which of the following is not a true form of epilepsy?
    A. It can be triggered by scents or stress.
    B. It can be controlled with a high degree of succes with medication
    C. family history is not a predisposing factor
    D. seizures involve violent spasms that last 2-5 min
    C. Family history is not a predisposing factor
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  67. Glass blowing or playing a wind instrument is a predisposing factor for which of the following conditions. 
    A. Ecthyma
    B. Edema
    C. Eczema
    D. Emphysema
    D. Emphysema
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  68. Which of the following conditions is associated with abnormal bleeding and formation of hematomas?
    A. Hypoglycemia
    B. Hemophilia
    C. Hepatitis
    D. Hypoxia
    B. Hemophilia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  69. Which of the following describes an inflammation of the mucous membranes of the nose and eyes that occurs seasonally from allergic reactions?
    A. Hay Fever
    B. Hypoxia
    C. Herpes Zoster
    D. Hives
    A. Hay Fever
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  70. Which type of fracture involves the bone being broken into more than two fragments?
    A. Transverse
    B. Oblique
    C. Compound
    D. Comminuted
    D. Comminuted
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  71. The formation of calculi
    Gallstones
  72. The local death of soft tissue.
    Gangrene
  73. A superficial cystic growth
    Ganglion
  74. The backflow of the contents of the stomach or duodenum into the esophagus
    Gastroesophagel reflux disease
  75. A kidney disease
    Glomerulonephritis
  76. A viral infection that produces skin rashes
    German measles
  77. In edema of the limbs following the removal of lymph nodes, the limb is hard, tender, and painful due to lymphatic fluid congestion. In these patients, massage is helpful for all of the following EXCEPT:
    A. Alleviating chronic cardiac, kidney, or liver problems
    B. Promoting the flow of fluid back into the capillaries
    C. Relieving congestion
    D. Assisting with the formation of new drainage pathways.
    A. Alleviating chronic cardiac, kidney, or liver problems.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  78. Generalized edema is usually due to chronic cardiac, kidney, or liver problems and massage can be detrimental to such clients. True or False
    True
  79. Ganglion cysts are filled with which of the following?
    A. Clear, viscous fluid
    B. Adipose Tissue
    C. Mineral deposits
    D. Pus
    A. Clear, viscous fluid
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  80. Avoid all except which of the following when working with a client experiencing a migraine headache?
    A. Prone Client position
    B. Bright Lights
    C. Heat Application to the head
    D. Reflexology
    D. Reflexology
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  81. Which of the following is not true of hepatitis?
    A. It can be caused by abuse of alcohol or drugs.
    B. None of the types of hepatitis is contagious
    C. It can be caused by carious strains of the hepatitis virus
    D. Active and passive immunizations are available to treat certain strains of hepatitis. 
    B. None of the types of hepatitis is contagious.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  82. Consumption of iodized table salt can help prevent goiters. True or False
    True
  83. Folliculitis is most associated with which of the following? 
    A. Skeletal System
    B. Reproductive System
    C. Muscular System
    D. Integumentary system
    D. Integumentary System
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  84. Which of the following is the best measure to take to help prevent hives in your clients?
    A. Use an anti-hives medicated lotion in place of massage oil
    B. Raise the temperature in your treatment room
    C. Lower the temperature in your treatment room
    D. Carefully monitor effects of massage oils and detergents used for washing linens
    D. Carefully monitor effects of massage oils and detergents used for washing linens
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  85. A general term for inflammatory skin conditions.
    Eczema
  86. A group of nervous system disorders marked by seizures, sensory impairments, abnormal behavior, and blackouts.
    Epilepsy
  87. An infection that typically occurs at a body fold, such as the groin or axilla, or between the toes.
    Erythasma
  88. Symptoms of this include lesions in a variety or sizes and shapes that can be symmetrically distributed, round, and red or that appear as right rings with edema and redness (erythema) in the periphery.
    Erythema Multiforme
  89. An infection that is marked by tender, red, swollen areas in the face, arms or legs with small and large fluid-filled vesicles and bullae
    Erysipelas
  90. A deep, painful infection characterized by multiple circular ulcers surrounded by reddened skin.
    Ecthyma
  91. Most infants and toddlers have some form of genu valgum until the age of 2. True or False
    True
  92. Withdrawal from caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol commonly causes which of the following conditions?
    A. Heart Attack
    B. Hypotension
    C. Headache
    D. Hives
    C. Headache
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  93. Which of the following conditions is characterized by degenerative changes in an intervertebral disc leading to compression of a spinal nerve root or the spinal cord. 
    A. Hernia, umbilical
    B. Hernia, femoral
    C. Hernia, inguinal
    D. Herniated disc
    D. Herniated Disc
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  94. Which of the following is not a risk factor associated with heart attack?
    A. Cigarette Smoking
    B. Obesity
    C. Excessive exposure to UV light rays
    D. High-Fat Diet
    C. Excessive exposure to UV light rays
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  95. For clients diagnosed with fibrocystic disease, which of the following is likely to be particularly effective?
    A. Foot Massage
    B. Heat or cold therapy
    C. Passive stretching
    D. Tapotement
    B. Heat or cold therapy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  96. Gallstones are formed by the precipitation of which of the following?
    A. Cholesterol
    B. Starch
    C. Protein
    D. Sodium
    A. Cholesterol
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  97. A common cause of genu valgum is a deficiency of which vitamin?
    A. C
    B. D
    C. K
    D. B
    B. D
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  98. Gangrene is most closely associated with which of the following conditions?
    A. Bursitis
    B. Diabetes Mellitus
    C. Cerebral Palsy
    D. Fibromyalgia
    B. Diabetes Mellitus
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  99. For a client with a hematoma in the acute or healing stage, which of the following is appropriate therapy? 
    A. Massage
    B. Heat Application
    C. Ice application and elevation
    D. Stretching
    C. Ice application and elevation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  100. The heart is the first organ to be affected by generalized hypoxia. 
    True or False
    False
  101. If a client experience hypoglycemia while you are massaging her, the best course of action is which of the following?
    A. Have the client stand up and walk around
    B. Place a cold washcloth on the client's forehead
    C. Give the client a cold glass of water
    D. Give the client food or drink that is high in sugar.
    D. Give the client food or drink high in sugar.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  102. An inflammation of the liver
    Hepatitis
  103. An inflammation of the mucous membranes of the nose and eyes.
    Hay Fever
  104. A hereditary bleeding disorder.
    Hemophilia
  105. The protrusion of an organ lying inside the abdominal cavity.
    hernia
  106. The death of myocardial tissue.
    heart attack
  107. Consistent elevation of systolic and/or diastolic blood pressure levels.
    Hypertension
  108. Most inguinal hernias are reducible and can be pushed back manually. True or False
    True
  109. You should consult an obstetrician before you massage a pregnant client who is high risk. Which of the following situations in a client's history would constitute a high risk during pregnancy. 
    A. Multiple Pregnancies
    B. Use of intrauterine contraceptive devices
    C. Hypotension
    D. Spontaneous abortions
    D. Spontaneous Abortions
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  110. Eczema is highly contagious. True or False
    False
  111. The abnormal drop in blood pressure that occurs when a person assumes an upright posture from a supine position is a result of hypertension. True or False
    False
  112. Cluster headaches generally last for how long?
    A. 12 - 24 hrs
    B. 8 - 12 hrs
    C. 4 - 8 hrs
    D. 10min - 2 hours
    D. 10 min to 2 hours
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  113. Massage is contraindicated in a person with a fever. True or False.
    True
  114. Hemangiomas, which are benign vascular tumors, occur most often in which region?
    A. Head and neck
    B. Hands
    C. Feet
    D. Abdomen
    A. Head and neck
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  115. The virus that causes German Measles is the same one that causes chicken pox. True or False
    False
  116. A subserous fibroid is located in which of the following areas of the uterus?
    A. in the cervix
    B. on the surface
    C. under the inner lining
    D. in the muscle
    B. on the surface
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  117. Which type of headache is associated with pain in the head, face, and/or neck region resulting from muscle contraction and psychological factors?
    A. Caffeine Withdrawal
    B. Migraine
    C. Cluster
    D. Tension
    D. Tension
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  118. A common cause of gastroesophageal reflux disease is which of the following?
    A. Excessive coughing
    B. Abnormal esophageal sphincter
    C. Viral Infection
    D. Recurrent gallstones
    B. Abnormal esophageal sphincter
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  119. Which regions/s of the body do herpes simplex viral infections most commonly affect?
    A. Feet
    B. Neck
    C. Hands
    D. Face, mouth and lips
    D. Face, mouth and lips
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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