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39 terms
Neurology
Specific tests for DLB
Wilson's disease
Diencephelon
Mesencephalon
PET & SPECT (DaTSCAN)
ATP7B gene mutation (Ch-13)
thalamus, hypothalamus, epithalamus, subthalamus & optic vesi…
mid-brain
Specific tests for DLB
PET & SPECT (DaTSCAN)
Wilson's disease
ATP7B gene mutation (Ch-13)
46 terms
NEUROLOGY
Dural Sinus Venous Thrombosis
Critical Illness Myopathy
Corticosteroid Myopathy
Atypical Parkinsonism Syndrome
•The diagnostic test of choice for diagnosing dural sinus ven…
•Critical illness myopathy can occur in severely ill patients…
Corticosteroid myopathy presents with predominantly proximal…
Absence of a response to levodopa is most suggestive of an at…
Dural Sinus Venous Thrombosis
•The diagnostic test of choice for diagnosing dural sinus ven…
Critical Illness Myopathy
•Critical illness myopathy can occur in severely ill patients…
28 terms
Neurology
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Neurons
Cell Body
Directs activity of the whole nervous system, made up of the…
Sensory receptors, (pain and tempterature)
Cells that transmit information in the form of nerve impulses…
The main part of a neuron, has a nucleus.
Central Nervous System
Directs activity of the whole nervous system, made up of the…
Peripheral Nervous System
Sensory receptors, (pain and tempterature)
49 terms
Neurology
Increased Dopamine
Decrease Dopamine
Increased Norepinephrine Decreased Ser…
Serotonin
Schizophrenia!
Parkinson... Depression
Anxiety Depression
Decreased Anxiety... Decreased Depression
Increased Dopamine
Schizophrenia!
Decrease Dopamine
Parkinson... Depression
25 terms
Neurology
Headaches, Pain sensitive structures,…
Pain Sensitive Structures (Extracrania…
Acute onset Headaches Etiology
Subacute Headaches Etiology
Venous Sinuses... Meningeal Arteries... Dura... CN V, IX, X... Proxim…
Skull Periosteum... Skin... Subcutaneous tissues, Muscles, Arteri…
-SAH... -CVD... -Meningitis or Encephalitis... -Ocular Disorders (…
-Giant Cell Arteritis- Temporal Arteritis... -Intracranial Mass…
Headaches, Pain sensitive structures,…
Venous Sinuses... Meningeal Arteries... Dura... CN V, IX, X... Proxim…
Pain Sensitive Structures (Extracrania…
Skull Periosteum... Skin... Subcutaneous tissues, Muscles, Arteri…
60 terms
Neurology
Neurons:
Dendrites
The axon
Axon hillock
cells that send and receive signals
Highly branched = 80-90% of neuron surface area
Carries electrical signal (action potential) to target
Thick section of cell body = Signal integration
Neurons:
cells that send and receive signals
Dendrites
Highly branched = 80-90% of neuron surface area
41 terms
Neurology
Biological psychology
Neuron
Sensory neurons
Motor neurons
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
a nerve cell; basic building block of the nervous system
Carry incoming information form the sensory receptors to the…
carry outgoing information from the brain and spinal cord to…
Biological psychology
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
Neuron
a nerve cell; basic building block of the nervous system
24 terms
Neurology
Neuron pathway
Cerebellum
How many neurons are there
Autonomic nervous system
The root traveled by nerve impulses
2nd largest part of brain
3
System of nerves and ganglia that innervates the blood vessels
Neuron pathway
The root traveled by nerve impulses
Cerebellum
2nd largest part of brain
112 terms
Neurology
Neurons:
Neuroglia (glial cells):
Neuroglial Cells
Organs of the Nervous System
cells that send and receive signals
cells that support and protect neurons... Non-neuronal cells th…
Brain and spinal cord... Sensory receptors of sense organs (eyes…
Neurons:
cells that send and receive signals
Neuroglia (glial cells):
cells that support and protect neurons... Non-neuronal cells th…
335 terms
Neurology
Neural development... 1. What does the no…
Regional specification of developing b…
Regional specification of developing b…
CNS/PNS origins... 1. What 4 neural struc…
Neural development... 1. What does the no…
Regional specification of developing b…
79 terms
Neurology:
What is anacephaly associated with?
What are some conditions in which we s…
Dandy Walker Syndrome"
Chiari malformation:
Maternal type 1 diabetes ... -Folate supplementation reduces risk
*Incomplete separation of the embryonic forebrain (likely due…
Agenesis of cerebellar vermis, w/ cystic enlargement of the 4…
Cerebellar tonsillar ectopia >3-5mm (malposiiton); congenitla…
What is anacephaly associated with?
Maternal type 1 diabetes ... -Folate supplementation reduces risk
What are some conditions in which we s…
*Incomplete separation of the embryonic forebrain (likely due…
308 terms
Neurology
tick borne neuro illness
GBS
botulism
when can tpa be given
- progressive ascending paralysis over hours to days... - *no…
- ascending symmetric paralysis over days to weeks... - autonomi…
- descending paralysis and early cranial nerve involvement
- 4.5 hours of symptom onset ... - BP for fibinolutic therapy sh…
tick borne neuro illness
- progressive ascending paralysis over hours to days... - *no…
GBS
- ascending symmetric paralysis over days to weeks... - autonomi…
153 terms
Neurology
Dyskinesia
Dysmetria
Ataxia
Chorea
Abnormal, involuntary movements
Past-pointing, lack of coordination - cerebellar
Loss of coordination of muscle movement... Often in cerebellar d…
Continuous jerky movement - sudden, hold posture for a few se…
Dyskinesia
Abnormal, involuntary movements
Dysmetria
Past-pointing, lack of coordination - cerebellar
335 terms
Neurology
Neural development... 1. What does the no…
Regional specification of developing b…
Regional specification of developing b…
CNS/PNS origins... 1. What 4 neural struc…
Neural development... 1. What does the no…
Regional specification of developing b…
Neurology
ABCD2 score
fasciculations
cabergoline side effects
resting tremor
stroke risk
think motor neurone disease - lower motor neurone
pulmonary fibrosis
parkinsons
ABCD2 score
stroke risk
fasciculations
think motor neurone disease - lower motor neurone
102 terms
Neurology
Todd's Palsy
Ramsay-Hunt Syndrome
Tullio's Phenomenon
Acoustic Neuroma
Focal weakness in a part of the body after a seizure
(Herpes Zoster Oticus): shingles of the geniculate ganglion... A…
Nystagmus evoked by loud sound... Indicates lymph-perilymph fist…
= Vestibular Schwannoma... (Cerebellopontine Angle tumour)
Todd's Palsy
Focal weakness in a part of the body after a seizure
Ramsay-Hunt Syndrome
(Herpes Zoster Oticus): shingles of the geniculate ganglion... A…
223 terms
Neurology
superior rectus
inferior rectus
medial rectus
inferior oblique
CNIII... elevation (maximal on lateral gaze)... intorsion... adduction
CNIII... depression (maximal on lateral gaze)... extorsion... adduction
CNIII... adduction
CNIII... excyclotorsion... elevation (maximal on medial gaze)... abduc…
superior rectus
CNIII... elevation (maximal on lateral gaze)... intorsion... adduction
inferior rectus
CNIII... depression (maximal on lateral gaze)... extorsion... adduction
133 terms
neurology
structural lesions and toxic metabolic…
Glasgow coma scale
decorticate posturing
decerebrate posturing
there are generally two mechanisms capable of producing alter…
The name of the scale used globally to assess a person's cons…
towards the core
posturing in which the neck is extended with jaw clenched; ar…
structural lesions and toxic metabolic…
there are generally two mechanisms capable of producing alter…
Glasgow coma scale
The name of the scale used globally to assess a person's cons…
299 terms
Neurology
Tay-Sachs Dz:... what is it... Clinical... Hist…
Is the cherry red macula specific for…
NPD
Metachromatic Leukodystrophy
No Hexoaminidase A (alpha subunit)=↑ GM22* gangliosides win…
Cherry red macula=... Lipids accumulate in the ganglion cell lay…
NPD=↑ sphingomyelin withing mononuclear cells bc ↓sphingomyel…
Metachromatic Leukodystrophy = ... CNS AND PNS demyelination → g…
Tay-Sachs Dz:... what is it... Clinical... Hist…
No Hexoaminidase A (alpha subunit)=↑ GM22* gangliosides win…
Is the cherry red macula specific for…
Cherry red macula=... Lipids accumulate in the ganglion cell lay…
597 terms
Neurology
CNS/PNS origins (germ cell layers)
Neurons - details?
Astrocytes - details?
Microglia - details?
Neuroectoderm - CNS neurons, ependymal cells (inner lining of…
Compose nervous system. Permanent cells - do not divide in ad…
Physical support, repair, K+ metabolism, removal of excess ne…
CNS phagocytes. Mesodermal origin. Not readily discernible in…
CNS/PNS origins (germ cell layers)
Neuroectoderm - CNS neurons, ependymal cells (inner lining of…
Neurons - details?
Compose nervous system. Permanent cells - do not divide in ad…
127 terms
Neurology
2 types of nervous tissue
6 types of glial cells
clusters of cell bodies in CNS and PNS
bundles of processes (dendrites and ax…
neurons-transmit electrical signals ... Neuroglia (glial cells)…
astrocytes (CNS)-repair cells... microglia (CNS)-defensive cells…
CNS- nuclei... PNS- ganglia
Tracts in CNS ... Nerves in PNS
2 types of nervous tissue
neurons-transmit electrical signals ... Neuroglia (glial cells)…
6 types of glial cells
astrocytes (CNS)-repair cells... microglia (CNS)-defensive cells…
222 terms
Neurology
Tension HA S/S
What is the common HA:
Tension HA Tx
Triggers for Tension HA
-Bilateral, non-throbbing, Band like... "dull," "pressure," "hea…
Tension HA
1st NSAIDS... 2nd ... Relaxation exercises
Stress, fatigue
Tension HA S/S
-Bilateral, non-throbbing, Band like... "dull," "pressure," "hea…
What is the common HA:
Tension HA
297 terms
Neurology
Seizure, tremors, diaphoresis, 2-3 day…
Delirium tremens - symptoms
Delirium tremens - when does peak inte…
Delirium tremens - treatment
Delirium tremens
Confusion, stupor, loss of consciousness... Nervous / angry beha…
4-5 days after last drink
Benzodiazepines... - PO Lorazepam - 12 doses of 2-4 mg q 4 h…
Seizure, tremors, diaphoresis, 2-3 day…
Delirium tremens
Delirium tremens - symptoms
Confusion, stupor, loss of consciousness... Nervous / angry beha…
183 terms
Neurology
Would a patient with bacterial meningi…
Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia
What is a typical finding in MS?
What does an onset of HA with exertion…
LOW, 30% of serum levels.
High dose of anticonvulsants... i.e. Carbamazepine (Tegretol) or…
Demyelinating Plaques
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Would a patient with bacterial meningi…
LOW, 30% of serum levels.
Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia
High dose of anticonvulsants... i.e. Carbamazepine (Tegretol) or…
1,365 terms
Neurology
Intra/extracellular concentrations of Na
Intra/extracellular concentrations of K
Intra/extracellular concentrations of Ca
Intra/extracellular concentrations of Cl
Intracellular: 10-15 mmol/L... Extracellular: 135-145 mmol/L... "Ce…
Intracellular: 120-145 mmol/L... Extracellular: 3.5-5 mmol/L... "Ce…
Intracellular: <<1 mmol/L... Extracellular: 2.2-2.6 mmol/L
Intracellular: 5-10 mmol/L... Extracellular: 95-105 mmol/L
Intra/extracellular concentrations of Na
Intracellular: 10-15 mmol/L... Extracellular: 135-145 mmol/L... "Ce…
Intra/extracellular concentrations of K
Intracellular: 120-145 mmol/L... Extracellular: 3.5-5 mmol/L... "Ce…
108 terms
Neurology
Absence seizure
Afferent
Alzheimer's disease
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ALS
Type of generalized seizure with sudden onset, characterized…
carrying impulses toward the central nervous system. Sensory…
a degenerative brain disorder; the most common cause of demen…
progressive degeneration of specific nerve cells that control…
Absence seizure
Type of generalized seizure with sudden onset, characterized…
Afferent
carrying impulses toward the central nervous system. Sensory…
227 terms
Neurology
__% of strokes are ischemia and ___% a…
MCA stroke: eyes look _____ side of le…
ACA stroke: leg ___ arm weakness
location of stroke: urinary incontinence
85; 15
toward
>
ACA
__% of strokes are ischemia and ___% a…
85; 15
MCA stroke: eyes look _____ side of le…
toward
257 terms
Neurology
Stroke
Anterior cerebral artery occlusion
Middle cerebral artery occlusion
Nondominant hemisphere stroke
A sudden onset of a focal neurologic deficit
-contralateral weakness and sensory loss in the leg more than…
contralateral hemiplegia, hemisensory loss, and homonymous he…
preserved speech, comprehension with confusion, and apraxia w…
Stroke
A sudden onset of a focal neurologic deficit
Anterior cerebral artery occlusion
-contralateral weakness and sensory loss in the leg more than…
63 terms
Neurology
Cell body... Outside and inside
Nucleus
Neurofibrils
Dendrites
Cell body... Outside and inside
Nucleus
285 terms
neurology
the nernst potential
RMP
depolarization
repolarization
diffusion potential of an ion across a membrane as determined…
-90mV
Na influx
K outflow
the nernst potential
diffusion potential of an ion across a membrane as determined…
RMP
-90mV
115 terms
Neurology
Chiari II
Dandy-Walker
Locus ceruleus (pons)
Ventral tegmentum, substantia nigra pa…
Significant herniation of cerebellar tonsils and vermis throu…
Agenesis of the cerebellar vermis... Cystic enlargement of 4th v…
Location of production of norepinephrine
Location of synthesis of dopamine
Chiari II
Significant herniation of cerebellar tonsils and vermis throu…
Dandy-Walker
Agenesis of the cerebellar vermis... Cystic enlargement of 4th v…
79 terms
Neurology
Broca's Aphasia
Wernicke's Aphasia
Conduction Aphasia
Global Aphasia
Nonfluent aphasia with intact comprehension and impaired repe…
Fluent aphasia with impaired comprehension and repetition. We…
Poor repetition but fluent speech, intact comprehension. Can…
Nonfluent aphasia with impaired comprehension... Arcuate fascic…
Broca's Aphasia
Nonfluent aphasia with intact comprehension and impaired repe…
Wernicke's Aphasia
Fluent aphasia with impaired comprehension and repetition. We…
36 terms
Neurology
Meninges
Dura Mater
Arachnoid Membrane
Pia Mater
The three membranes that line the skull and vertebral canal a…
The tough outermost membrane enveloping the brain and spinal…
Fine delicate membrane/meninge between the dura mater and pia…
The delicate innermost membrane enveloping the brain and spin…
Meninges
The three membranes that line the skull and vertebral canal a…
Dura Mater
The tough outermost membrane enveloping the brain and spinal…
289 terms
Neurology
how to treat warfarin-associated intra…
Use for tranexamic acid
presentation of wilsons dz in children…
risk factors for idiopathic intracrani…
vitamin K ... prothrombin complex conentration: contain vitamin…
treat heavy menstrual bleeding + prevent excessive blood loss…
children/adolescents - liver dz (range from asymptomatic amin…
1. Overweight women of childbearing age... 2. Meds (tetracylines…
how to treat warfarin-associated intra…
vitamin K ... prothrombin complex conentration: contain vitamin…
Use for tranexamic acid
treat heavy menstrual bleeding + prevent excessive blood loss…
335 terms
Neurology
Neural development... 1. What does the no…
Regional specification of developing b…
Regional specification of developing b…
CNS/PNS origins... 1. What 4 neural struc…
Neural development... 1. What does the no…
Regional specification of developing b…
121 terms
Neurology
Signifcance of Upper motor neuron signs
Signifcance of Lower motor neuron signs
Pathophysiology of non-neurological we…
Rosen's general approach to the weak p…
signify a lesion within the cerebral cortex or corticospinal…
Lesions in the anterior horn of the spinal cord and its axona…
Alterations in plasma volume (dehydration)... Alterations in pla…
Signifcance of Upper motor neuron signs
signify a lesion within the cerebral cortex or corticospinal…
Signifcance of Lower motor neuron signs
Lesions in the anterior horn of the spinal cord and its axona…
33 terms
Neurology
Brain metabolism
Diabetics signs and symptoms who took…
Mechanism of injury
Hypoxic
1. energy metabolism- obligatory glucose users... 2. effect of…
excessive sweat and hunger... excited combative
-Hypoxic and ischemic injury... -Excitatory amino acids- glutama…
global term lack of oxygen to the brain (CO2 poison)
Brain metabolism
1. energy metabolism- obligatory glucose users... 2. effect of…
Diabetics signs and symptoms who took…
excessive sweat and hunger... excited combative
109 terms
Neurology
Oligodendrocytes
Schwann Cells
GFAP
Oligodendroglia damaged in
Myelin in CNS
Myelin in PNS
Astroctyes (neuroectoderm)
PML ... Leukodystrophies: Crabbe, metachromic... MS
Oligodendrocytes
Myelin in CNS
Schwann Cells
Myelin in PNS
40 terms
Neurology
Cerebrum
Hemisphere
Corpus Callosum
Frontal Lobe
The largest and most obvious part of the brain
Each half of the cerebrum
The only connection between the right and left hemispheres
Originates conscious thought and intelligence
Cerebrum
The largest and most obvious part of the brain
Hemisphere
Each half of the cerebrum
448 terms
Neurology
What percent of patients with Bell's p…
Apart from facial palsy, what other sy…
Apart from classic Bells palsy, what a…
What is the most common cause of asept…
85%
Hyperacusis and hypogeusia.
Lyme disease, Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, parotid tumors.
Enteroviruses (echovirus and Coxsackievirus. These make up 80…
What percent of patients with Bell's p…
85%
Apart from facial palsy, what other sy…
Hyperacusis and hypogeusia.
331 terms
Neurology
What induces the ectoderm to different…
What does the neural plate give rise to?
What does the notochord become?
What is derived from the telencephalon?
Notochord
Neutral tube and neural crest cells
Nucleus pulposus
Telencephalon comes from the prosencephalon (forebrain) and m…
What induces the ectoderm to different…
Notochord
What does the neural plate give rise to?
Neutral tube and neural crest cells
Neurology
What percent of patients with Bell's p…
Apart from facial palsy, what other sy…
Apart from classic Bells palsy, what a…
What is the most common cause of asept…
85%
Hyperacusis and hypogeusia.
Lyme disease, Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, parotid tumors.
Enteroviruses (echovirus and Coxsackievirus. These make up 80…
What percent of patients with Bell's p…
85%
Apart from facial palsy, what other sy…
Hyperacusis and hypogeusia.
8 terms
Neurology
stroke
to collapse
clot
damage
physical harm
stroke
to collapse
203 terms
Neurology
Dermatomyositis... Concerned about malign…
Medical tx with DA antagonists:... Bromoc…
Cabergoline for both
If they cannot tolerate DA antagonists…
A pt has a rash over her eyes and her knuckles. She also has…
A pt has a prolactinoma. What is the first step in tx regardl…
Which drug is more effective in tx prolactinomas, bromocripti…
Why would pts with prolactinomas get estrogen therapy?
Dermatomyositis... Concerned about malign…
A pt has a rash over her eyes and her knuckles. She also has…
Medical tx with DA antagonists:... Bromoc…
A pt has a prolactinoma. What is the first step in tx regardl…
100 terms
Neurology
two basic categories of cells that mak…
neurons
Glial Cells
Nervous Central s System (CNS)
Neurons- functional unit of the nervous system... Glial Cells-…
functional unit of the nervous system
support cells of the nervous system
Brain & Spinal Cord
two basic categories of cells that mak…
Neurons- functional unit of the nervous system... Glial Cells-…
neurons
functional unit of the nervous system
24 terms
NEUROLOGY
The nervous system
Central nervous system and Peripheral…
It consists of the Brain and Spinal cord
The brain
It is a complex and sophisticated system that controls body f…
Nervous system is divided into:
The central nervous system
is a complex organ that allows us to think, move, feel, see,…
The nervous system
It is a complex and sophisticated system that controls body f…
Central nervous system and Peripheral…
Nervous system is divided into:
132 terms
Neurology
nucleus
ganglion
Lissencephaly
What is another term for the telenceph…
group of nerves in the CNS
group of nerves outside the CNS
smooth brain (rabbits)
Forebrain
nucleus
group of nerves in the CNS
ganglion
group of nerves outside the CNS
57 terms
Neurology
Dangerous Headaches
Acute onset of high fever, severe HA,…
Acute Bacterial Meningitis: management
Acute onset of HA that is located on o…
Abrupt onset, first onset of HA age 50 yrs, exertional headac…
Acute Bacterial Meningitis - Refer to ED
LP, CT head, CBC.... Rocephin for infants, adults (PLUS choramph…
Temporal Arteritis
Dangerous Headaches
Abrupt onset, first onset of HA age 50 yrs, exertional headac…
Acute onset of high fever, severe HA,…
Acute Bacterial Meningitis - Refer to ED
77 terms
Neurology
affer/o
arachn/o
astr/o
autonom/o
combining term meaning toward the midline
spider-like or web-like combining form
combining form meaning star
combining form meaning independent or self-governing
affer/o
combining term meaning toward the midline
arachn/o
spider-like or web-like combining form
132 terms
Neurology
Lesion localisation and the neurologic…
Basics
What are the divisions of the nervous…
What are the anatomical regions of the…
...
...
Central nervous system vs peripheral nervous system... PNS... Som…
Cervical: 8 (8 segments but only 7 vertebrae)... Thoracic: 13…
Lesion localisation and the neurologic…
...
Basics
...
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