Flashcards in Chapter 3 Deck (75)
surgical puncture of a joint to remove fluid
binding or stabilization of a join by operative means ______
general term meaning surgical repair of a joint is _______
What is a visual examination of a joint, accomplished by use of an arthroscope?
What is bursitis?
inflammation of a bursa
compression injury that manifests itself as fluctuating pain, numbness, and paresthesias of the hand caused by compression of the median nerve at the wrist
is known as _______
Carpal tunnel syndrome
What is inflammation of the cartilage of the ribs?
What is the procedure that records the electrical activity of muscles?
protrusion of the central part of the disk that lies between the vertebrae, resulting in compression of the nerve root and pain is known as _____
Herniated intervertebral disk
______ is a group of disorders characterized as an inherited progressive atrophy of skeletal muscle without neural involvement
_______ is a joint disease characterized by degenerative articular cartilage and a wearing down of the bones’ edges at a joint; considered a “wear and tear” disorder. aka degenerative joint disease.
What is a refracture of a bone?
_______ is softening of bone caused by loss of minerals from the bony matrix as a result of vitamin D deficiency. for children, its called rickets
What is inflammation of the bone and bone marrow?
loss of bone mass, which results in the bones being fragile and at risk for fractures is known as _____
Fractures that result from an underlying disease are _____
What causes inflammation of the fascia on the sole of the foot?
A ______ is an artificial body part that is constructed to replace missing limbs, eyes and other body parts
What is the breakdown of started/skeletal muscle?
inflammatory joint disease believed to be autoimmune in nature; occurs in a much younger population is known as _____
abnormal condition of narrowing of the spinal canal with attendant pain, sometimes caused by osteoarthritis or spondylolisthesis
is known as ______
An abnormal condition characterized by stiffening of the vertebral joints is ______;
What is the condition resulting from the partial forward dislocation of one vertebra over the one beneath it?