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1

what is fibrous dysplasia?

developmental abnormality characterized by a disorganized mixture of fibrosis and osseous elements in medullary region of affected bone

2

what syndrome is associated with fibrous dysplasia?

McCune Albright syndrome

3

what is the most common agent in osteomyelitis

staph aureus

4

what is the most common agent in osteomyelitis in a peron will sick cell?

salmonella

5

what is the most common agent in osteomyelitis in a diabetic and IV drug user?

pseudomonas

6

what is the most common agent in osteomyelitis after a dog or cat bite/scratch?

pasteurella

7

what is osteomyelitis in the vertebra due to TB called?

potts disease

8

what is caisson disease?

gas emboli (esp nitrogen) that precipitates out of blood and can lodge in bone causing avascular (aspetic) necrosis