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    Integumentary Case Study

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    Diseases and Disorders of the Integumentary, Skeletal and Muscular, Systems BY: ANTHONY SALEM Integumentary System  The Integumentary System is composed of Skin and accessory Organs such as hair, nails, and Cutaneous Glands  Largest Organ!  Skin weighs about six pounds and sheds every 27 days Integumentary Cont. Functions of skin • Works to waterproof body (Keratin, a fibrous protein aids in this) • Acts as a cushion and protects body from infection • Excretes waste • Regulates…

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    present. This leads to the production of bone in unnecessary places, which damages the skeletal muscle tissues and other connective tissues like fascia, ligaments, and tendons (Kaplan, Chakkalakal, & Shore, 2012). The tissues are damaged by severe inflammation, which then leads to the damage of organs and entire organ systems. In this case, the organ systems that are affected the most are the muscular and skeletal systems. Eventually, the whole organism will be affected. A person with FOP will…

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    Osteoporosis is a type of bone condition in which it becomes less dense and more fragile or porous. Bones are composed of Ca, protein and collagen which give the strength the bone need to support body mass; The most common areas to fracture are the ribs, hips, spine, and wrists. Gender (Female is most common), race, body frame, exercise, diet, hormones, alcohol consumption, smoking, and family history are all high-risk factors in which an individual can be affected with this type of condition.…

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    My Orthopedics

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    body system that most interests me is the skeletal system. I chose this system because of its unique and fascinating function in daily life. It is also not a very recognized system in comparison with the nervous, cardiovascular, or digestive systems. I have always had a fascination with this system considering all the sports injuries I’ve had and witnessed throughout my life. My orthopedic physician inspired me to have a career in a field that involved the skeletal system. The skeletal system…

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    Myeloma Case Studies

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    The disease of the skeletal system I chose was plasmacytoma (with some mentions of myeloma). My article includes a case study with a 44yr old male named Mr.J. He had a complaint of lower back pain during his four-week follow-up. He is a very active and healthy male based on his diet and exercise. During the physical examination, he showed no signs of distress. Mr.J did have tenderness in the lumbar region, but no lesions were noted here. Everything else about him appeared normal with normal…

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    Fibrous Dysplasia Essay

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    Amongst the twelve major organ systems of the human body, the skeletal system, consisting of two hundred and six bones, works to provide support, protection, and movement. Many can argue that the skeletal system is the most important system due to it’s complex framework of long bones, short bones, flat bones, etc… but sometimes, the skeletal system may not be able to perform to its fullest potential. A simple bone disorder can cause a large amount of chaos externally, as well as internally.…

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    Joint Failure Cause

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    submission: October 2015 INTRODUCTION The purpose of this report is to depict the various injuries that can occur in the human skeletal and muscular systems, the causes of these injuries as well as how to avoid them. This report will also describe how injuries to the skeletal and muscular systems are repaired as well as the ways that technology can assist with the repair of these systems. It will then explain how…

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    Different Bone Types

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    in their proper place. The strong bones of the spine, pelvis and legs enable people to stand upright, supporting the weight of the entire body. Movement The skeletal bones are held together by ligaments, and tendons attach the muscles to the bones of the skeleton. The muscular and skeletal systems work together as the musculoskeletal system, which enables body movement and stability. Protection The skeleton protects the internal organs from damage by surrounding them with bone. Bone is living…

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    The musculoskeletal system provides form, support, stability and it is responsible for the movement of the body. The strong protective skeletal layer protects vital organs. For example rib cage protects the heart, kidneys and lungs from any traumatic injury. Bones provide framework that supports and keeps the body from collapsing. It is the major supporting structure of the body. The bone is classified by their shape or structure as cortical bones are dense and compact and cancellous is spongy.…

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    particularly in the bones of legs, pelvis, and spine. Addition forces are placed on the bones of the shoulders and arm through the pushing and pulling action of the muscles used in catching and throwing the basketball. Among the more frequent skeletal system injuries that are associated with basketball are stress fractures of the hands, fingers and ankles. Ligament damage which most frequently occurs in the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), and achilles tendon…

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