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Ch1-5 HLTH 160

Anaphylaxis, serum sickness, arthralgia, and status asthmaticus are systemic manifestations of severe allergic responses
Osteopathy emphasizes the body's natural process to heal and provide well being
Which of the following correctly states the sequence of an allergic response within the body most? Exposure to allergen stimulates production of IgE antibodies that can subsequently trigger histamine
Which statement is true regarding the TNM (tumor, nodes, metastasis) cancer staging system? Assess the size and extent of the spread of the primary tumor
Causes of infantile colic may be sensitivity to cow's milk or iron; excessive swallowing of air during feeding
Cerebral palsy is result of damage to the central nervous system (CNS)
Cryptorchidism is the failure of the testicle(s) to descend into the scrotum
Cystic fibrosis (CF), a chronic dysfunction of the exocrine glands, primarily attacks the lungs and digestive system
In hydrocephalus a large amount of cerebrospinal fluid accumulates in the skull causing increased intracranial pressure. true
Necrotizing enterocolitis is an acute inflammatory process resulting from ischemic necrosis of the lining of the bronchial tubes false
PKU is an inborn error in metabolism of amino acids causing brain damage and mental retardation when not corrected. true
The disease that involves impairment of intestinal motility, which causes obstruction of the distal colon, is called Hirschprung disease
The most common childhood malignancy is leukemia
The primary treatment of phenylketonuria includes protein restricted diet
The production of copious thick and sticky mucus that accumulates and blocks glandular ducts is characteristic of Cystic fibrosis (CF)
A child in the emergency room with multiple bruising of unknown cause and thrombocytopenia may be exhibiting signs idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
A chronic, progressive neuromuscular disease that is characterized by extreme muscular weakness (generally appearing first in the face) and progressive fatigue is myasthenia gravis.
A chronic, progressive, systemic autoimmune disease of the skin that is characterized by hardening and shrinking of the skin is systemic scleroderma.
Pyridostigmine bromide (Mestinon) is the drug of choice for treatment of myasthenia gravis.
The inflammatory disease of the CNS that attacks the myelin sheath is multiple sclerosis.
The majority of patients with _____ are asymptomatic. selective immunoglobulin A deficiency disease
There are no cures for connective tissue diseases, and treatment is only palliative. true
With proper therapy the prognosis for children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is generally good
_____ is a systemic, usually progressive inflammatory disease primarily affecting the spinal column. Ankylosing spondylitis
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