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Radiology Chapt 15

Upper EXT and Shoulder Girdle

Acromion Process A large rounded projection that can be felt on the superior suface of the scapula
Axilla the arm pit
Bursitis Inflammation of the bursa
Digits Fingers and Thumbs
Carpus, Carpal 8 short bones of the wrist; pertaining to these bones
Clavicle The collar bone
Coracoid Process
Fat Pad Sign Radiographic evidence of displacement of the fat pad in the joint region of the elbow that indicates a fracture involving the elbow joint.
Glenoid Process The lateral portion of the scapula that forms the socket of the sholder joint
Humerous the long bone of the upper arm
Joint Effusion Increase fluid in the joint capsule
Metacarpal A bone of the hand
Olecranon Process A posterior projection at the proximal end of the ulna; the FUNNY BONE or CRAZY BONE
Osteoarthritis A Dengenrative joint disease
Osteoblastic Referring to the osteoblasts or a disease that results in increased bone formation
Osteolytic Referring to a disease that causes bone destruction
Osteophyte Enlarged, deformed portions of the bone, aging, that results in bones becoming porous, brittle, and mor radiolucent
Osteomyelitis Inflammation of the bone caused by pathogenic organism
Phalanx (PL Phalanges) A long bone of the finger or toe
Radial Deviation Movement of the hand toward the radial side of the wrist
Radius The thick, shorter long bone located laterally in the forearm
Scapula The shoulder blade
Sesamoid Bone A small, flat, oval bone within a tendon that is not counted amoung the bones of the body.
Tendinitis Inflammation of the tendon
Ulna The thin, longer long bone located medially in the forearm
Ulnar Deviation Movement of the hand toward the ulnar side of the wrist.
Created by: spoon6464