17 Aug 2016

Answer # 5 (Skeletal System Part D)

1. Where is the location of capitulum?

        Ans: The lower end of humerus, articulate with radius.

2. What is the difference between primary and secondary neoplasm of bone?

       Ans: A primary bone cancer is one that starts in the bones. Secondary cancer in the bones has spread from somewhere else in the body. This is also called metastatic cancer.

3. What is swan neck deformity?

      Ans: Deformity of the finger, flexion of the base of the finger, an extension of the middle IP joint, and flexion of the distal IP joint.

4. What is polydactyl?

    Ans: A medical term used to describe extra fingers in the hands or toes.

5. Where is the location of the coracoid process?

    Ans: A small hook-like structure on the lateral edge of the superior anterior portion of the scapula

6. What is Amelia?

    Ans: Birth defect of lacking one or more limbs.

7. How many tarsal bones are there in the human body?

    Ans:  Seven tarsal bones.

8. What is rickets? 

    Ans: A skeletal disorder that results from a lack of vitamin D.

9. Where is the location of MCL?

    Ans: Inner side of the knee joint.

10. What is claw toes?

    Ans: Toes bend into a claw-like position.

11. What are hammertoes?

        Ans: The toe is bent at the middle joint so that it resembles a hammer.

12. Where is the location of the radial styloid process?

        Ans: A projection of bone on the lateral surface of the distal radius bone

13. What is periosteum?

        Ans: Connective tissue covering all bones of the body

14. What is IM nailing?

        Ans: An intramedullary rod, IM nails are long and used to treat fractures of long bones of the 

15. Where is the location of a coracoacromial ligament?

        Ans: A strong triangular band, extending between the coracoid process and the acromion. 
Located in should joint.

16. What is a periprosthetic fracture?

        Ans: A broken bone that occurs around the joint implants. 

17. How many carpal bones are there in the human body? 

        Ans: Eight carpal bones.

18. How many thoracic vertebras are there?

        Ans: Twelve thoracic vertebras.

19. How many lumbar vertebras are there?

        Ans: Five lumbar vertebras.

20. How many cervical vertebras are there?

        Ans: Seven cervical vertebras.

21. What is a joint prosthesis?

        Ans: The prosthesis is designed to replicate the movement of a normal, healthy joint

22. Which is the free bone present in the neck has no attachment with any other bones of body?

        Ans: Hyoid.

23. Where is the location of the parietal bone?

        Ans: Parietal bone is located on each side of the skull just behind the frontal bone

24. What is coccydynia?

        Ans: Pain in the coccyx or tailbone area

25. What is ankylosing spondylitis?

        Ans: an inflammatory disease that can cause some of the vertebrae in your spine to fuse together.