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1

Define the mesomorphic body type

Muscular or sturdy body build

(The avg. guy)

Mid ROM

Characterized by relative prominence of structures developed from the embryonic mesoderm

2

Define ectomorphic body type

Thin body build with a long, linear frame

(Tall and lean)

Have higher ROM

Characterized by relative prominence of structures developed from the embryonic mesoderm

3

Define endomorphic body type

Heavy body type

Obese


Tend to have lower ROM

Characterized by relative prominence of structures developed from the embryonic endoderm

4

What prominent disease can cyanosis indicate

Reynaud’s disease

5

What 4 things to look for on skin exam

Lesions
Scars
Tattoos
Piercings

6

What are the ABCDE of lesions to look for

Asymmetry
Border
Color
Diameter
Evolution

7

What three landmarks to look for in the head carriage

Eye level
Ear level
Nose and nares symmetry, ear prominence

8

What to look for in UE AV symmetry

Acromion height
Angle of clavicles
Carriage of arms