Bone Cell Construction Workers and Paget’s Disease:

This piece explores the four main cells that comprise bone tissue and their functions under normal conditions, as well as how those functions can go wrong in the context of Paget’s disease. The first four panels of the comic explore the normal functioning of the cells with a building metaphor, …

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome affects the connective tissue

In this STEAM project, I will be discussing the Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and how this syndrome affects the connective tissue.  I will be also talking about some information about Ehler-Danlos syndrome for some background information.   Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS) is a group of inherited disorders that affects the connective tissue.  Connective tissue is …

Scoliosis

This project details how scoliosis affects different areas of the body. With some help from my cousins, I drew a diagram of my body and spine as I am afflicted with scoliosis. On this diagram, I outlined many of the side effects of having scoliosis. Edit: Unfortunately, this is the …

Crush Injuries

 The paper will define crush injuries and explain the sudden release of toxic chemicals that lead to a high level of the electrolyte potassium in the blood, therefore disrupting the body’s pH and making it more acidic. Treatment of crush injuries is also discussed. The document will directly correlate Unit …