Human Anatomy Case Study
1. John Doelikeshisalcohol.Becauseofthishesuffersfromlackof
proper
nutrition.
He
is
experiencing
bloody
gums,
tooth
loss,
petechiae,
and
myalgia.
a. What
disease
does
John
Doe
have?
b. Which
of
the
four
tissue
types
is
affected
by
the
disease?
Which
specific
type
of
that
tissue
would
most
affected?
c. Identify
at
least
five
specific
anatomical
structures
that
would
show
symptoms
of
the
disease.
2. Choose
a
disease,
other
than
osteoporosis,
that
affects
bone
tissue.
Answer
the
following
questions
about
this
disease.
(A
fracture
is
not
a
disease)
a. How
is
bone
cell
function
different
in
people
with
this
disease
compared
to
healthy
people?
b. What
impact
does
this
disease
have
on
osteogenesis,
ossification,
mineralization,
and
remodeling?
You
must
explain
all
four.
3. A
man
suffered
from
a
fracture
in
his
tibia.
a. The
current
standard
of
care
might
be
to
place
him
in
a
walking
boot,
as
opposed
to
a
plaster
cast.
What
are
the
advantages
of
a
walking
boot
in
this
situation?
b. The
fracture
was
skillfully
set,
yet
it
never
healed.
What
are
the
possible
explanations
for
the
lack
of
healing
in
this
situation?
4. Select
one
articulation:
a. For
this
joint
identify
the
bones
which
make
up
the
joint,
and
at
least
one
ligament
that
makes
up
that
joint.
b. Use
this
to
explain
the
fictional
condition
of
“double-­-jointedness.”
Identify
and
explain
the
clinical
condition
meant
by
“double-­-jointed”?

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