Medical Challenges

Medical Terminology Challenge: Otitis Media
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Medical Terminology Challenge: Otitis Media

Use your knowledge to take the multiple-choice Medical Terminology Challenge on otitis media. Select the best answer and then compare your answer to the answer and rationale provided. Which of the following statements are true as they relate to otitis media?  Serous otitis media often occurs in adults and involves a fluid buildup in the external…

Can You Name That Medical Term Ending in algia?
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Can You Name That Medical Term Ending in algia?

There are many medical terms that end in -algia. Can you name the correct medical term in this scenario? Which of these medical terms refers to muscle pain including a dull aching sensation in the muscle? A. CephalgiaB. MyalgiaC. NeuralgiaD. Arthralgia Answer: B. Myalgia Myalgia is tenderness or pain in the muscles; my/o means muscle;…

What Is a Knee Arthroscopy? Medical Terminology Challege
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What Is a Knee Arthroscopy? Medical Terminology Challege

Show what you know by taking the multiple-choice Medical Terminology Challenge below related to a knee arthroscopy. Select the best answer and then compare your answer to the answer and rationale provided. What is a knee arthroscopy? A. A surgical procedure used to replace the damaged or worn surfaces of the knee by replacing it…