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5 Matching questions

  1. -Abnormal movements of the proximal limb muscles
    -The amplitude of the movement is larger than in choreic movements
    -It is most common due to a lacunar infarct of the contralateral subthalamic nucleus
    -Other causes are hemorrhages, tumors, and inflammatory diseases
  2. Inhibits the thalamus
  3. Abnormal positions of the body, head, or limbs
  4. -Resting tremor
    -Choreic movements
    -Ballistic movements
  5. Rotatory, large-amplitude limb movements
  1. a Hemiballismus
  2. b Indirect Pathway
  3. c Dystonia
  4. d Symptoms or signs in basal ganglia damage
  5. e Ballismus

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Chorea
  2. Resting tremor
  3. Hypokinesia
  4. Bradykinesia
  5. Basal Ganglia Function

5 True/False questions

  1. abnormal involuntary movementsHyperkinesia


  2. Pathologically there is progressive atrophy of the striatum and the cortical connections to these nucleiHuntington's Disease


  3. Main Output of Basal GangliaThalamus


  4. Increased resistance to passive movements of the limbsRigidity


  5. -Resting tremor
    -Bradykinesia - Slowness of movement
    -Rigidity of extremities
    -Minimal facial expression - masked facies
    -Shuffling gait with decreased associated movements such as arm swinging
    -In some cases these symptoms are also associated with dementia
    Symptoms or signs in basal ganglia damage


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