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Chapter 8-11

Herpes virus is usually spread by all of the following EXCEPT: contaminated blood.
The spleen has a number of important functions which include: hematopoiesis
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas are increasing in incidence partly due to the numbers associated with: an increase in HIV infections.
What is the major predisposing factor to squamous cell carcinoma? Exposure to ultraviolet light
Which of the following is characteristic of osteoarthritis? Degeneration of articulating cartilage occurs in the large joints.
Individuals with type O blood are considered to be universal donors because their blood: lacks A and B antigens.
Which of the following cells produce new bone? Osteoblast
Why is pernicious anemia treated with injections of vitamin B12? The ingested vitamin would not be absorbed into the blood.
What is a common effect of long-term use of glucocorticoids to treat rheumatoid arthritis? Osteoporosis
Which of the following may precipitate an attack of gout? A sudden increase in serum uric acid levels
Which of the following would result from a reduced number of erythrocytes in the blood? Decreased hematocrit
Multiple myeloma is a neoplastic disease of unknown etiology occurring in older adults and involving: plasma cells.
Capillary walls consist of: a single endothelial layer.
Why is excessive bleeding a common occurrence with acute leukemia? Decreased platelets
Which of the following statements does NOT apply to osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is always a primary disorder.
Rickets results from: a deficit of vitamin D and phosphates.
Plantar warts are caused by: human papillomavirus.
What is the cause of sickle cell anemia? A defective gene inherited from both parents
During the fracture healing process the hematoma: is the structure into which granulation tissue grows.
Iron deficiency anemia frequently results from any of the following EXCEPT: diabetes mellitus.
What is the basic pathology of rheumatoid arthritis? Systemic inflammatory disorder due to an autoimmune reaction
Which of the following applies to the leukemias? Chronic leukemias are more common in older people.
Tinea capitis is an infection involving the: Scalp
Which of the following statements applies to impetigo? The infection is highly contagious.
When a fracture is healing the procallus or fibrocartilaginous callus:
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