Connective Tissue Published on August 30, 2020 by ehudspeth Connective Tissue Which of the following is NOT an associated symptom of Scleroderma? Skin containing calcium deposits Laxity of skin Acid reflux Blood vessel spasms Red marks on skin from dilation of capillaries All of the following are potential symptoms of Marfan syndrome EXCEPT: Eye trouble (myopia and astigmatism) Cardiac valve instability Scoliosis Short stature Unusual flexibility of hand joints What disease is most likely indicated by this image? Hurler’s syndrome Ehlers-Danlos syndrome Marfan syndrome Scleroderma Osteogenesis imperfecta Connective tissue principally arises from which of the following? Mesenchyme Umbilical cord Spleen Dermis Tendon Connective tissue principally arises from which of the following? Parenchyme Mesenchyme Telenchyme Ectoderm Endoderm An unlabelled slide appears as above. Given that this is connective tissue, what is its most likely function? Support Resistance to stress in one direction Resistance to stress in multiple directions Flexible support Providing oxygen and nutrients A patient presents to the ED in severe distress after a ruptured aortic aneurysm. While rushing the patient to the OR you notice they are quite tall with very slender limbs and unusually long fingers. After looking at the patient’s chart, you’re not surprised to find out they have which of the following conditions? Hurler’s Syndrome Kniest Dysplasia Alport Syndrome Marfan Syndrome Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Studies have found that pericyte loss in adults and aging brain can lead to neurodegeneration and neuroinflammation. Which of the following explain the cellular basis of this? They are involved in the formation of the blood-brain barrier They are involved at the neuromuscular junctions They are involved in moving nutrients to the brain They are involved in blood circulation to the brain They are involved in the process of AChE degeneration Time is Up!