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Test Your Knowledge 18 - 7/22/2008 Answers
1. Osteoarthritis accounts for what % of all arthritis?
a. 35%
b. 50%
c. 75%
d. 90%
2. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) what is the projected number of Americans that will be diagnosed with arthritis in 2030?
a. 46 Million
b. 67 Million
c. 87 Million
d. 96 Million
3. What is osteoarthritis?
a. Disease of the cartilage
b. Most common form of degenerative arthritis
c. Cartilage wears outs and breaks down
d. All of the above
4. What is rheumatoid arthritis?
a. Autoimmune disease of the joint lining or synovium
b. Autoimmune disease of the bone
c. Autoimmune disease of the cartilage
d. Attributed to mechanical stress
5. Cartilage is composed of what % of water?
a. 35%
b. 55%
c. 70%
d. 90%
6. Initially cartilage in OA wears out because?
a. Water content of cartilage increases
b. Collagen framework becomes thinner and weaker
c. Tissues loses aggrecans (larger molecules)
d. All of the above
7. What are risk factors associated with OA?
a. Genetics
b. Female
c. Autoimmune
d. All of the above
8. What are risk factors associated with RA?
a. Female
b. Genetics
c. Getting Older
d. All of the above
9. What are common symptoms in OA?
a. Effects on the entire body
b. symmetrical pain
c. Bony growths
d. Episodic flare ups
10. What is the common location for RA?
a. knees
b. Hands/wrists/fingers
c. Spine
d. A and C only
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