Medical Quiz 7: Radiology
Today we shall have a brief look at one disorder, which can easily be recognized in a standard X-ray image. Look at the images carefully and try to answer the questions below. To reveal the correct answers just click on the Show Answers button.
Fig. 1: X-ray image of limbs
Fig. 2: X-ray image of spine
- What is the name of the disorder?
- Could this disorder be lethal?
- Is it possible for a patient to fully recover from this disorder?
Answers to questions from the post
<li>Imperfect osteogenesis (Osteogenesis Imperfecta)</li>
<li>Yes, some forms are lethal, in such case the baby gets usually born death.</li>
<li>No, it is a genetic disorder, which means that no full recovery is possible. However it is possible to ease the symptoms and improve patient's life.</li>
|Written by:||Michal Vilímovský (EN)|
|Published:||March 19, 2014 at 2:49 AM|
|Next scheduled update:||March 19, 2016 at 2:49 AM|