Boards Review: Pathology (Musculoskeletal)

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Boards Review: Pathology (Musculoskeletal)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is disease is an X-linked disorder that is marked by wasting in the proximal muscles and extremities and  compensatory hypertrophy of distal sites?
  • 2. 
    Which autoimmune disorder develops from autoantibodies to acetylcholine receptors in the neuromuscular junctions?
  • 3. 
    Why is osteoporosis type I most commonly associated with post-menopausal women?
  • 4. 
    What causes an increase in hip fractures in people over 70 years of age?
  • 5. 
    Vitamin D deficiency is aassociated with what degenerative bone disease?
  • 6. 
    Which type of skeletal tumor is an anaplastic small-cell malignant tumor of long bones, rubs, pelvis, scapula and in boys under 15?
  • 7. 
    What type of deformities are associated with RA?
    • A. 

      Haygarth's nodes on the PIPs

    • B. 

      Boutonniere or swan neck deformities on the fingers

    • C. 

      Ulnar deviation of the wrist

    • D. 

      Toe clawing

    • E. 

      Muscular dystrophy

  • 8. 
    Fixation of the lumbar spine and sacroiliac join in ankylosing spondylitis is called what?
  • 9. 
    What type of nodules form in osteoarthritis?
  • 10. 
    Where do Heberden's nodes occur and where do Bouchard's nodes occur?
  • 11. 
    Osteochondrosis is a disease primarily affecting what age group?
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