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merrills arm path

merrills upper arm patology definitions

QuestionAnswer
bone cyst fluid filled cyst with a wall of fibrous tissue
bursitis inflammation of the bursa
Bennett's fracture fracture of the base of the metacarpal
Colle's fracture fracture of the distal radius with posterior displacement
Boxer's fracture fracture of the metacarpal neck
Smith's fracture fracture of the distal radius with anterior displacement
Torus or Buckle fracture impacted fracture with bulging periosteum
gout hereditary arthritis where uric acid is deposited in the joints
joint effusion accumulation of fluid in the joint associated with an underlying condition
metastases transfer of a cancerous lesion from one area to another
osteoarthritis form of arthritis marked by progressive cartilage deterioration in synovial joints and vertebrae
osteomyelitis inflammation of bone due to a pyogenic infection
osteopetrosis increased density of atypically soft bone
rheumatoid arthritis chronic systemic inflammatory collagen disease
Chondrosarcoma malignant tumor arising from cartilage cells
enchosarcoma benign tumor consisting of cartilage
Ewing's sarcoma malignant tumor of bone arising in the medullary cavity
osteosarcoma malignant primary tumor of bone with a bone or cartilage formation
Created by: annaluz87