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5 Matching questions

  1. Twisting movements of limbs, face, and trunk
  2. rhythmic oscillatory movements of the agonist and antagonist muscles when the limbs are relaxed
  3. -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
  4. slow speed of movement
  5. Movement disorders are clinically characterized as hypokinetic or ______ and they are produced by abnormalities of the basal ganglia or their connections
  1. a Resting tremor
  2. b Parkinson's Disease
  3. c Athetosis
  4. d Bradykinesia
  5. e hyperkinetic

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Nuclei of the Basal Ganglia that receive the main input from the cerebral cortex
  2. Indirect Pathway
  3. Hypokinesia
  4. Thalamus
  5. Huntington's Disease

5 True/False questions

  1. Caudate nucleus
    Globus Pallidus
    Subthalamic nucleus
    Substantia nigra
    Nucleus accumbens
    Basal Ganglia Components


  2. Putamen
    Globus Pallidus


  3. Continuous involuntary movements of the face, limbs or trunkChorea


  4. Rotatory, large-amplitude limb movementsBallismus


  5. -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