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Disease of Nervous System: Bacteria and Viruses
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Blood Brain Barrier
Meninges
-brain and nerves of spinal cord... -protected by microglial cel…
-nerves that branch off of the brain and spinal cord... -no norm…
-special capillaries that are less permeable than others... -kee…
-3 layers of membrane... -cover brain and spinal cord
Central Nervous System
-brain and nerves of spinal cord... -protected by microglial cel…
Peripheral Nervous System
-nerves that branch off of the brain and spinal cord... -no norm…
Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System caused by Bacteria and Viruses
Bacterial Disease: Meningitis... *inflamm…
Bacterial Disease: Pneumococcal Mening…
Bacterial Disease: Meningococcal Menin…
Bacterial Disease: Hemophilus Influenz…
Agent name:... Agent type: bacterial and viral *viral milder... Cha…
Agent name: streptococcus pneumoniae... Agent type: Bacterial... Ch…
Agent name: neisseria meningiditis... Agent type: Bacterial... Char…
Agent name: hemophilus influenzae B (HiB)... Agent type: Bacteri…
Bacterial Disease: Meningitis... *inflamm…
Agent name:... Agent type: bacterial and viral *viral milder... Cha…
Bacterial Disease: Pneumococcal Mening…
Agent name: streptococcus pneumoniae... Agent type: Bacterial... Ch…
Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System Caused by Bacteria & Viruses
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Meningitis
Pneumococcal Meningitis
Meningococcal Meningitis & Meningococc…
The CNS is protected by:... Meninges... • Protect brain and spinal…
Bacterial meningitis is a life-threatening disease: - Can kil…
Agent name: Streptococcus pneumoniae... Agent type: Bacterial…
Agent name: Neisseria meningiditis... Agent type: bacterial... Tr…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
The CNS is protected by:... Meninges... • Protect brain and spinal…
Meningitis
Bacterial meningitis is a life-threatening disease: - Can kil…
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Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System Caused by Viruses
Rabies
Rabies process of infection
Furious rabies symptoms
Dumb rabies symptoms
agent: rabies virus... reservoirs: wild mammals... average incubati…
bites or saliva into skin ... virus enters, multiples, travels a…
disorientation, agitation, convulsions, painful spasms of nec…
paralysis, stupor, disorientation, eventually coma and death
Rabies
agent: rabies virus... reservoirs: wild mammals... average incubati…
Rabies process of infection
bites or saliva into skin ... virus enters, multiples, travels a…
8 terms
Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System Caused by Bacteria and Viruses
Encephalitis
Meningitis
Meningococcal Meningitis and Meningoco…
Hemophilus influenzae Meningitis
inflammation of the brain
inflammation of the meninges... Disease name: Pneumococcal Menin…
Agent name: Neisseria meningitis... Agent type: Bacterial
Disease name: Haemophilus influenzae... Agent name: Haemphilus i…
Encephalitis
inflammation of the brain
Meningitis
inflammation of the meninges... Disease name: Pneumococcal Menin…
Infectious diseases of the NERVOUS SYSTEM caused by bacteria and viruses
CNS is protected by: defenses of the C…
CNS is protected by: Meninges
CNS is protected by: Blood-brain barri…
CNS is protected by: Cerebrospinal flu…
- Bone (skull, spinal column)... - Meninges (3 tough membranes)…
- Protect brain and spinal cord... - Contain cerebrospinal flui…
- low permeability blood vessels in brain... - keeps most infec…
- fills space between 2 inner membranes... - sterile (no normal…
CNS is protected by: defenses of the C…
- Bone (skull, spinal column)... - Meninges (3 tough membranes)…
CNS is protected by: Meninges
- Protect brain and spinal cord... - Contain cerebrospinal flui…
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Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System Caused by Bacteria and Viruses
• Central Nervous System
• Spread of bacterial meningitis
o Pneumococcal Meningitis
o Meningococcal Meningitis & Meningoco…
o Brain ... o Cranial Nerves ... o Spinal Cord ... o Spinal Nerves
• Bacteria becomes invasive ... • Enters blood stream... • Multipli…
• Bacterial Agent: Streptococcus pneumoniae... • Leading cause o…
o Meningococcal Meningitis & Meningococcemia... • Bacterial Meni…
• Central Nervous System
o Brain ... o Cranial Nerves ... o Spinal Cord ... o Spinal Nerves
• Spread of bacterial meningitis
• Bacteria becomes invasive ... • Enters blood stream... • Multipli…
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Infectious diseases of the NERVOUS SYSTEM caused by bacteria and viruses
CNS is protected by: defenses of the C…
CNS is protected by: Meninges
CNS is protected by: Blood-brain barri…
CNS is protected by: Cerebrospinal flu…
- Bone (skull, spinal column)... - Meninges (3 tough membranes)…
- Protect brain and spinal cord... - Contain cerebrospinal flui…
- low permeability blood vessels in brain... - keeps most infec…
- fills space between 2 inner membranes... - sterile (no normal…
CNS is protected by: defenses of the C…
- Bone (skull, spinal column)... - Meninges (3 tough membranes)…
CNS is protected by: Meninges
- Protect brain and spinal cord... - Contain cerebrospinal flui…
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Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System Caused by Bacteria & Viruses
Central nervous system is protected by
Meningitis is what
Meningitis Symptoms:
meninges which protects the brain and…
meninges, protect brain and spinal cord ... -Blood-brain barrier…
the inflammation in meninges
painful or stiff neck, increased WBC in CSF, headache, fever,…
cerebrospinal flued (CSF), fills space between 2 inner membra…
Central nervous system is protected by
meninges, protect brain and spinal cord ... -Blood-brain barrier…
Meningitis is what
the inflammation in meninges
Infectious diseases of the nervous system: bacteria and viruses
blood brain barriors
meningitis bacterial vs viral
pneumococcal meningitis
meningococcal meningitis and meningoco…
capillaries that keep most infectious agents out of brain
bacterial= life thretening... viral= milder
bacterial agent: streptococcus pneumoniae... treatment:... -antibio…
bacterial agent: neisseria meningitis... treatment:... -antibiotics…
blood brain barriors
capillaries that keep most infectious agents out of brain
meningitis bacterial vs viral
bacterial= life thretening... viral= milder
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Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System Caused by Bacteria and Viruses
Meningitis
Bacterial vs Viral Meningitis
Pneumococcal Meningitis
Pneumococcal Meningitis:... Treatment &…
Inflammation of the meninges... Bacteria, viruses, fungi, and ce…
Bacterial meningitis is a life-threatening disease... Can kill w…
Bacterial agent: Streptococcus pneumoniae... Leading cause of b…
Treatment... Antibiotics... S. pneumoniae is resistant to many anti…
Meningitis
Inflammation of the meninges... Bacteria, viruses, fungi, and ce…
Bacterial vs Viral Meningitis
Bacterial meningitis is a life-threatening disease... Can kill w…
INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
PURULENT (BACTERIAL) MENINGITIS
GRANULOMATOUS MENINGITIS
GRANULOMATOUS INFECTION
CRYPTOCOCCOMA
Neutrophils (PMNs) = bacterial... CSF: Low glucose; high protein…
Meningitis primarily basilar
PURULENT (BACTERIAL) MENINGITIS
Neutrophils (PMNs) = bacterial... CSF: Low glucose; high protein…
GRANULOMATOUS MENINGITIS
Meningitis primarily basilar
28 terms
Diseases of the Nervous System and Eyes - Page 3 - RNA Viruses
What infection presents with asymptoma…
What are the different types of polio…
What are the symptoms for minor polio?
Poliomyelitis
Minor polio, non paralytic polio, and paralytic polio
Nonspecific symptoms
What infection presents with asymptoma…
Poliomyelitis
What are the different types of polio…
Minor polio, non paralytic polio, and paralytic polio
13 terms
Nervous System Viruses
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Overview
Cytomegalic inclusion disease causes _…
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Characteristics
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Spread
Causes asymptomatic infection or mono in adults but *cytomega…
Petecheal rash, microcephally, and jaundice
Herpes viridae, enveloped, DsDNA that replicates in nucleus w…
Spread via contact with body fluids; initially infects leukoc…
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Overview
Causes asymptomatic infection or mono in adults but *cytomega…
Cytomegalic inclusion disease causes _…
Petecheal rash, microcephally, and jaundice
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MBI Final Exam: Infectious disease of nervous system caused by bacteria & viruses
What is the central nervous system?
What is the CNS protected by?
What is meninges
Symptoms of the meninges
-CNS... -Brain and spinal cord
Meninges... -Contain cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)... -Lack significant…
-Inflammation of the meninges... -Life threatening; can kill wit…
-Headache... -Fever... -Painful/stiff neck... -Sore throat... -Sensitivit…
What is the central nervous system?
-CNS... -Brain and spinal cord
What is the CNS protected by?
Meninges... -Contain cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)... -Lack significant…
MBI final exam: infectious diseases of the nervous system caused by bacteria and viruses
CNS
CNS protection
meninges
blood brain barrier
brain and spinal cord
protected by bone, meninges, blood-brain barrier, CSF
protect brain and spinal cord... - contains CSF which should be…
- low permeability blood vessels in the brain ... - keeps most i…
CNS
brain and spinal cord
CNS protection
protected by bone, meninges, blood-brain barrier, CSF
Infectious diseases of Nervous system by bacteria & viruses (Exam 4)
Meninges
Blood-brain barrier
Meningitis
Bacterial v Viral Meningitis
three layers of tough membranes that cover & protect the brai…
specialized capillaries the keep most infectious agents and m…
inflammation of meninges. bacteria, viruses, and certain chem…
bacterial: life-threatening disease can kill in 24 hours. dea…
Meninges
three layers of tough membranes that cover & protect the brai…
Blood-brain barrier
specialized capillaries the keep most infectious agents and m…
Diseases of the Nervous System
Cerebral palsy
Encephalitis
Epilepsy
Meningitis
Disease caused by injury to the developing brain that results…
Infection of the brain that can cause fever, headache, drowsi…
Disease that causes seizures, a period of lost consciousness…
Infection of the membranes that cover the brain and spinal co…
Cerebral palsy
Disease caused by injury to the developing brain that results…
Encephalitis
Infection of the brain that can cause fever, headache, drowsi…
Nervous System: Viruses
Nervous signs and sxs
Lab Dx:
Encephalitis can also occur in some ch…
Western Equine Encephalitis Virus
headache (more pronounced than in bacterial)
normal glucose
chicken pox, measles, mumps, rubella, and polio
Dead End host ... Togaviridae ... +ssRNA... enveloped ... primary vecto…
Nervous signs and sxs
headache (more pronounced than in bacterial)
Lab Dx:
normal glucose
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Nervous System Viruses
Arboviruses (6)
Western Equine Characteristics
Western Equine Symptoms
Western Equine Pathology/Epidemiology
Arthropod borne viruses... Western Equine... Eastern Equine... West Ni…
ssRNA... Enveloped... Mosquito borne (Culex)... Bird as reservoir
Mild flu to encephalitis... Survivors have neuro deficits
Diagnose by IgG... Not human to human transmittable... No treatment…
Arboviruses (6)
Arthropod borne viruses... Western Equine... Eastern Equine... West Ni…
Western Equine Characteristics
ssRNA... Enveloped... Mosquito borne (Culex)... Bird as reservoir
Nervous System Diseases and Disorders
Headache
Headache... Signs and Symptoms
Migraine Headache
Migraine Headache... Signs and Symptoms
Any diffuse pain occurring in any portion of the head; may be…
Dull aching or acute and pounding pain; pain may focus in the…
Recurrent, frequently incapacitating type of headache charact…
Throbbing dull pain, may be followed by nausea, vomiting or p…
Headache
Any diffuse pain occurring in any portion of the head; may be…
Headache... Signs and Symptoms
Dull aching or acute and pounding pain; pain may focus in the…
10 terms
Nervous System & Diseases
nervous system
brain
spinal cord
neurons
control center for the entire body, made up of the brain, spi…
control center of the nervous system
nerves that run up and down the length of the back and transm…
nerve cells that carry messages back & forth
nervous system
control center for the entire body, made up of the brain, spi…
brain
control center of the nervous system
17 terms
Diseases and Disorders of the Nervous System
Epilepsy
Stroke/ Cerebrovascular Accident
Seizure
Alzheimer's Disease
A disorder of the central nervous system characterized by los…
A sudden attack of weakness or paralysis that occurs when blo…
Paroxysmal, uncontrolled electrical discharge of neurons in t…
A progressive and irreversible brain disorder characterized b…
Epilepsy
A disorder of the central nervous system characterized by los…
Stroke/ Cerebrovascular Accident
A sudden attack of weakness or paralysis that occurs when blo…
34 terms
Viruses, Diseases, and the Immune System
characteristics of a virus
why is a virus non-living?
structure of a virus
What are the 2 cycles of viral replica…
- non-living parasites... - only be seen by an electron microsco…
- not made up of cells... - they do not use energy... - they cannot…
- core is DNA or RNA... - capsid (protein coat) around they gene…
- lysogenic cycle (sleeper agent)... - lytic agent (active agent)
characteristics of a virus
- non-living parasites... - only be seen by an electron microsco…
why is a virus non-living?
- not made up of cells... - they do not use energy... - they cannot…
10 terms
Nervous System & Diseases
nervous system
brain
spinal cord
neurons
control center for the entire body, made up of the brain, spi…
control center of the nervous system
nerves that run up and down the length of the back and transm…
nerve cells that carry messages back & forth
nervous system
control center for the entire body, made up of the brain, spi…
brain
control center of the nervous system
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Nervous System Diseases-1
Define demyelinating diseases
For multiple sclerosis define the foll…
Give the pathogenesis of Multiple scle…
Give the gross morphology and location…
Loss of myelin sheaths of axons either from... damaged oligoden…
Autoimmune disease - characterized by distinct EPISODES of ne…
immune response against myelin sheath... Genetic and environmen…
brain and SC... multiple lesions... well circumscribed ... slightly…
Define demyelinating diseases
Loss of myelin sheaths of axons either from... damaged oligoden…
For multiple sclerosis define the foll…
Autoimmune disease - characterized by distinct EPISODES of ne…
6 terms
nervous system diseases
for all causes of bacterial meningitis
streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis
neisseria meningitidis
viral meningitis
-s&s: fever, severe headache, stiff neck, followed by nausea…
-s&s: bacterial meningitis... -pathogenesis: when mucociliary es…
-s&s: bacterial meningitis, petechiae (purplish spots on skin…
-s&s: aseptic meningitis, more common than bacterial meningit…
for all causes of bacterial meningitis
-s&s: fever, severe headache, stiff neck, followed by nausea…
streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis
-s&s: bacterial meningitis... -pathogenesis: when mucociliary es…
Micro. Diseases of nervous system
What does a spinal-tap do?
Bacterial Meningitis
Bacterial Meningitis
Bacterial Meningitis
Inject into the spine, takes some liquid, makes brain lower,…
Agent: H. Influenzae ... Diagnosis: CSF... Transmission: Endogenous…
Agent: Neisseria meningitidis ... Diagnosis: CSF ... Transmission:…
Agent: Streptococcus pneumoniae... Diagnosis: CSF ... Transmission:…
What does a spinal-tap do?
Inject into the spine, takes some liquid, makes brain lower,…
Bacterial Meningitis
Agent: H. Influenzae ... Diagnosis: CSF... Transmission: Endogenous…
26 terms
Disease, Immune System, and Viruses
Disease
Disease Occurs Due To
Possible Pathogens
Cancer
Any condition that prevents the body from working as it shoul…
Pathogens (Foreign Invaders), Toxic Substance, Poor Nutrition…
Viruses, Bacteria, Fungi, Other Parasites
Certain genetic mutations in a cell that can result in uncont…
Disease
Any condition that prevents the body from working as it shoul…
Disease Occurs Due To
Pathogens (Foreign Invaders), Toxic Substance, Poor Nutrition…
212 terms
Diseases and Disorders of the Nervous System
nervous system
organs of the nervous system divided i…
central nervous system organs
function of CNS
coordinates/ control body's function... maintains homeostasis
central nervous system (CNS)... peripheral nervous system (PNS)
brain ... spinal cord
integrates information... controls PNS... interprets sensory input…
nervous system
coordinates/ control body's function... maintains homeostasis
organs of the nervous system divided i…
central nervous system (CNS)... peripheral nervous system (PNS)
Nervous System Diseases
multiple sclerosis
cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
transient ischemic attack (TIA)
epilepsy
literally "many hardenings"... a disease of unknown cause. mani…
"stroke"... a blood vessel in the brain may burst = internal bl…
remember: ischemia = literally "not quite enough blood"... Isch…
Greek for "seizure"... Used interchangeably with "convulsions"…
multiple sclerosis
literally "many hardenings"... a disease of unknown cause. mani…
cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
"stroke"... a blood vessel in the brain may burst = internal bl…
15 terms
Nervous system diseases
Alzheimer's
Cerebral palsy
Dementia
Epilepsy
Condition involving a progressive loss of brain function with…
A group of nervous system disorders resulting from brain dama…
An organic brain disease involving loss of function in two or…
A group of brain disorders characterized by repeated seizures…
Alzheimer's
Condition involving a progressive loss of brain function with…
Cerebral palsy
A group of nervous system disorders resulting from brain dama…
5 terms
Nervous System Diseases
Multiple Sclerosis
Cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Epilepsy
"many hardenings"... MS is a disease of unknown cause that mani…
"stroke"... A blood vessel in the brain may burst causing inter…
"Ischemia" was introduced previously in the circulatory disea…
"seizure" ... Convulsions is another term used. Seizures may ha…
Multiple Sclerosis
"many hardenings"... MS is a disease of unknown cause that mani…
Cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
"stroke"... A blood vessel in the brain may burst causing inter…
5 terms
Nervous System Diseases
Multiple Sclerosis
Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Epilepsy
many hardenings ; short circulating of nerve impulses
stroke
short supply of blood
repetition of seizures
Multiple Sclerosis
many hardenings ; short circulating of nerve impulses
Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
stroke
12 terms
Diseases of the Nervous System
bacterial meningitis s&s
bacterial meningitis pathogens and vir…
Meningococcal meningitis
Pneumococcal pneumonia
Sudden high fever and severe meningeal inflammation... Encephal…
Five species cause 90% of bacterial meningitis cases
Neisseria meningitidis ... (gram-negative diplococci)... 13 strai…
Streptococcus pneumoniae... (gram-positive cocci, short chains…
bacterial meningitis s&s
Sudden high fever and severe meningeal inflammation... Encephal…
bacterial meningitis pathogens and vir…
Five species cause 90% of bacterial meningitis cases
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Diseases of the Nervous System
Anatomy of meninges
Lumbar Puncture Technique
Macroscopic Exam
Elevated CSF protein is seen in
1. Pia mater= adheres to the brain and spinal cord.... 2. Arachn…
needle between 4th and 5th vertebrae because the spinal cord…
Protein concentration is falsely elevated by the presence of…
infections, intracranial hemorrhages, multiple sclerosis, Gui…
Anatomy of meninges
1. Pia mater= adheres to the brain and spinal cord.... 2. Arachn…
Lumbar Puncture Technique
needle between 4th and 5th vertebrae because the spinal cord…
Nervous System - Disorders/Diseases
Epilepsy
Alzheimer's Disease
Multiple Sclerosis
Parkinson's Disease
Can be described as a "seizure disorder," or a disorder that…
A progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks the neurons…
A chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the Central N…
A chronic and progressive movement disorder which involves ma…
Epilepsy
Can be described as a "seizure disorder," or a disorder that…
Alzheimer's Disease
A progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks the neurons…
17 terms
Nervous System Common Diseases
MS multiple sclerosis
cerebrovascular accident
transcient ischemic heart attack
epilepsy
immune system attacks protective sheath (myelin)that cover ne…
sudden death of brain cells due to lack of O2
stroke warning,mini strokes, caused by clot
neurological disorder ,nerve cell activities in the brain Bec…
MS multiple sclerosis
immune system attacks protective sheath (myelin)that cover ne…
cerebrovascular accident
sudden death of brain cells due to lack of O2
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Endocrine & Nervous System ; Diseases
Panhypopituitarism
Pheochromocytoma
Pituitarism
Alzheimer Disease
total pituitary impairment; loss of all pituitary hormones
tumor of the adrenal medulla... characterized by increased level…
any disorder of the pituitary gland
a form of dementia that eventually results in complete loss o…
Panhypopituitarism
total pituitary impairment; loss of all pituitary hormones
Pheochromocytoma
tumor of the adrenal medulla... characterized by increased level…
7 terms
nervous system diseases
bacterial meningitis
Haemophilus Influenzae Meningitis
Neisseria Meningitis
streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis
signs&symptoms: stiff neck, fever headache... treatment: cephal…
common name: ... causative agent:H. influenzae... mode of transmi…
common name:Meningococcal Meningitis... causative agent:Neisser…
common name:Pneumococcal Meningitis... causative agent:Streptoc…
bacterial meningitis
signs&symptoms: stiff neck, fever headache... treatment: cephal…
Haemophilus Influenzae Meningitis
common name: ... causative agent:H. influenzae... mode of transmi…
Nervous System-Diseases
Encephalitis
Multiple Sclerosis
Shingles
Epilepsy
An inflammation of the brain frequently caused by a virus con…
A chronic, progressive, disabling condition resulting from a…
An acute inflammation of nerve cells caused by the herpes virus
Abnormal electrical impulses in the neurons of the brain
Encephalitis
An inflammation of the brain frequently caused by a virus con…
Multiple Sclerosis
A chronic, progressive, disabling condition resulting from a…
Nervous system diseases
ALS
Carpal tunnel
CVA/ stroke
Ischasmic stroke
disorder that involces the desth of neurons causing weakness…
Median nerve compressed in wrist causing pain and cured by re…
Interruption do blood and oxygen to the brain causing tissue…
Type of stroke Blockage of clot in brain so need to use blood…
ALS
disorder that involces the desth of neurons causing weakness…
Carpal tunnel
Median nerve compressed in wrist causing pain and cured by re…
65 terms
viruses of the immune system and nervous system
what is variola major and variola minor?
what are hemorrhagic fevers?
what are examples of the flaviviruses?
what is hantavirus?
-smallpox... -Last case in the U.S. - 1949... -Last case in the wo…
-multi-organ system damage often accompanied by hemorrhage (b…
-Yellow Fever - 1st disease attributed to a virus!... -Dengue F…
-passed by mice urine/feces, often on farms
what is variola major and variola minor?
-smallpox... -Last case in the U.S. - 1949... -Last case in the wo…
what are hemorrhagic fevers?
-multi-organ system damage often accompanied by hemorrhage (b…
12 terms
NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES
QUADRIPLEGIA
HYDOCEPHALUS
EPILSEPSY
ENCEPHALITIS
PARALYSIS OF ALL FOUR EXTREMITIES
EXCESSIVE ACCUMULATION OF CEREBROSPINAL FLUID IN THE VENTRICLES
ABNORMAL ELECTRICL IMPULSES IN THE NEURONS OF THE BRAIN RESUL…
INFLAMMATION OF THE BRAIN USUALLY CAUSED BY A VIRUS, BACTERIU…
QUADRIPLEGIA
PARALYSIS OF ALL FOUR EXTREMITIES
HYDOCEPHALUS
EXCESSIVE ACCUMULATION OF CEREBROSPINAL FLUID IN THE VENTRICLES
9 terms
Nervous system diseases
Meningitis
bacterial meningitis
Neisseria meningitides aka - meningoco…
Streptococcus pneumoniae
-infection (inflammation) of the layers covering the brain an…
Causes... -Hemophilus influenzae... -Streptococcus pneumoniae... -Neis…
Gram (-) diplo-cocci - may be intracellular... -Menigococcal men…
Gram (+) diplococci... -Alpha hemolysis... -Capsule, slimy on agar…
Meningitis
-infection (inflammation) of the layers covering the brain an…
bacterial meningitis
Causes... -Hemophilus influenzae... -Streptococcus pneumoniae... -Neis…
10 terms
Nervous System Disorders/Diseases
Quadriplegia
Hydrocephalus
Epilepsy
Encephalitis
Paralysis of all four extremities
Excessive accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles
Abnomal electrical impulses in the neurons of the brain resul…
Inflammation of the brain usually due to a virus, bacteria, o…
Quadriplegia
Paralysis of all four extremities
Hydrocephalus
Excessive accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles
nervous system diseases
defenses
blood brain barrier
astrocytes and microglia cells
normal flora
blood brain barrier, astrocytes, microglia
tight junction that is sewed together so nothing can get thro…
does the job of macrophages and neutrophils
shouldn't be anything growing in cerebral spinal fluid
defenses
blood brain barrier, astrocytes, microglia
blood brain barrier
tight junction that is sewed together so nothing can get thro…
12 terms
Nervous System Diseases
Epilepsy
3 periods in a seizure
Tonic
Clonic
-characterized by repeated episodes of seizures... -idiopathic,…
-aura; pre-ictal period... min-hrs... -seizure <2 min long... -post-i…
still
movement (paddling)
Epilepsy
-characterized by repeated episodes of seizures... -idiopathic,…
3 periods in a seizure
-aura; pre-ictal period... min-hrs... -seizure <2 min long... -post-i…
80 terms
Nervous System and Diseases
difficulty speaking
a state of mental confusion due to dis…
impairment of intellectual function ch…
inflammation of the brain, commonly ca…
dysphyasia
delirium
dementia
encephalitis
difficulty speaking
dysphyasia
a state of mental confusion due to dis…
delirium
Nervous System & Diseases
Neuron
Myelin Sheath
Synapse
Central Nervous System (CNS)
a specialized cell transmitting nerve impulses
insulating fatty layer that speeds transmission
a junction between 2 nerve cells
consists of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves
Neuron
a specialized cell transmitting nerve impulses
Myelin Sheath
insulating fatty layer that speeds transmission
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