Medical Terminology and Conditions Quiz

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What is the likely reason for a patient with scoliosis to present with pulmonary insufficiency, back pain, and rib hump?

Structural left thoracic curve

In which condition would a patient with Duchenne Muscular dystrophy be more likely to succumb secondary to respiratory issues?

Anorexia nervosa

Which part of the brain is likely to be damaged in a person having difficulty with executive function following a traumatic brain injury?

Frontal lobe

What does a doctor manipulates an infant's hip and finds that it can be dislocated with some degree of ease indicate?

Congenital hip dysplasia

What is a likely reason for children with Down Syndrome to have a decreased immune system?

Reduced function of the thymus gland

What is a likely consequence of fetal position on the etiology/pathology of arthrogryposis and developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH)?

Constriction and deformities in the limbs and hip joint

Why is in utero diagnostic testing considered important for parents?

To be informed, educated, and have options laid out

What distinguishes Spinal Muscular Atrophy from Muscular Dystrophy?

Severity of joint contractures

What is a characteristic feature of Schmorl's nodes?

Herniation of nuclear material in the disc

In what manner does WHO's newest framework classify and code information about health?

Using enablement vs disablement terminology focusing on living with a condition

What is a likely cause of hydrocephalus in a child born with a myelomeningocele?

Arnold Chiari Malformation

What is a primary clinical manifestation indicative of arthrogryposis multiplex congenita?

Joint contracture

What is a word associated with congenital torticollis?


Why are children with Down Syndrome more prone to infection?

A decreased immune system

What should Tom, a 6-year-old boy with Down Syndrome, do prior to starting a gym class including trampoline time?

Have a work up to rule out AAI

Which disease may have fetal position as part of its etiology/pathology?

Arthrogryposis and DDH

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