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Flashcards in Intro to Musculoskeletal care Deck (10):
1

what are the compartments of the lower leg?

anterior
lateral
deep posterior
superficial posterior

2

what are the compartments of the forearm?

volar
dorsal
mobile wad

3

what are the compartments of the thigh?

medial
anterior
posterior

4

what is a fibrous cortical defect?

benign bone tumor incidentally found commonly in children
asymptomatic and goes away in 2-3 yrs

5

what is a nonossifying fibroma?

benign bone tumor incidentally found commonly in children
may regress and become painful later

6

what is fibrous dysplasia?

disturbance of bone formation due to fibroblastic proliferation of bone
common in tibia
may result in pathological fx

7

what is an enchondroma?

cartilaginous tumors usu. involving small bones of hands and feet
affects ages 10-50
found incidentally or with pathologic fx

8

what is an osteochondroma?

most common benign bone tumor
cartilage is separated from physis during growth and sxs occur due to mass effect of tumor

9

what is the most common primary sarcoma of bone?

osteosarcoma

10

what is the usual course of action for benign bone tumors?

do nothing
serial MRIs to ensure it does not develop into something malignant

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