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Peripheral Nervous System and Neurologic Exam - Question 6
Absent reflexes are most characteristic of:
 
Peripheral Nervous System and Neurologic Exam - Question 5
Which of the following is most likely to be helpful in diagnosing a lesion within the peripheral nervous system
 
Peripheral Nervous System and Neurologic Exam - Question 4
A patient presents with weakness. Which of the following physical exam findings is suggestive of a lesion within the peripheral nervous system
 
Peripheral Nervous System and Neurologic Exam - Question 3
What is a myopathy
 
Peripheral Nervous System and Neurologic Exam - Question 2
Which of the following is not a disease process within the peripheral nervous system
 
Peripheral Nervous System and Neurologic Exam - Question 1
Which of the following is not considered part of the peripheral nervous system
 
Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders - Chapter 2 Quiz - Question 1
Which of the following is not considered part of the peripheral nervous system
 
Motor Neuron Disorders 01
Which of the following statements is true about primary lateral sclerosis
 
Out of Pressure!
A 32-year-old man presents with headache. His brain CT scan is normal-looking but his lumbar puncture reveals opening pressure of 3 cm H2O. Which one of the following can not be a cause of this man's abnormal opening pressure
 
Inborn Errors of Metabolism 03
A 15 year-old female presents with complaints of weakness and progressive difficulties with walking. Physical exam reveals hypotonia and absent patellar and achilles reflexes. An MRI is obtained, and is shown above.Of the following, which is the most likely diagnosis
 



Online Course Content



Introduction to the Nervous System
Introduction to the Nervous SystemYou may want to start by reviewing anatomical directions and planes of section, particularly as they apply to neuroanatomy.  If you are already really comfrotable with this nomenclature, click here to start with a brief introduction to nerve cell physiology...
 
Major Landmarks and Divisions of the Nervous System
Major Landmarks and Divisions of the Nervous System This section describes major landmarks of the nervous system, and what comprises the central and peripheral nervous system.  Terminology:By the end of this section, make certain that you understand what each...
 
Neuron myelin segment (image)

 
Peripheral Nervous System and Physical Exam Findings
This is a brief module, geared towards medical students, describing basic differences between the peripheral nervous system from the central nervous system, and describing physical exam finidngs which can help localize a disease process into one or the other...
 
Post-test for Peripheral Nervous System and Physical Exam Findings module.
Please answer all 6 questions after viewing the video. You will only be able to take this quiz once.  Once you have started it, you may go through it as many times as you want, and change your answers.  To submit your answers and receive your final score,...
 
Post-test for Peripheral Nervous System and Physical Exam, Question #1
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Post-test for Peripheral Nervous System and Physical Exam, Question #2
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Post-test for Peripheral Nervous System and Physical Exam, Question #3
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Post-test for Peripheral Nervous System and Physical Exam, Question #4
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Post-test for Peripheral Nervous System and Physical Exam, Question #5
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Post-test for Peripheral Nervous System and Physical Exam, Question #6
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Pre-test for Peripheral Nervous System and Physical Exam Findings module.
Please answer all 6 questions prior to viewing the video. You will only be able to take this quiz once.  Once you have started it, you may go through it as many times as you want, and change your answers.  To submit your answers and receive your final score,...
 
Pre-test for Peripheral Nervous System and Physical Exam, Question #6
452
 
Pre-test for Peripheral Nervous System and Physical Exam, Question #5
454
 
Pre-test for Peripheral Nervous System and Physical Exam, Question #4
456
 
Pre-test for Peripheral Nervous System and Physical Exam, Question #3
453
 
Pre-test for Peripheral Nervous System and Physical Exam, Question #2
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Pre-test for Peripheral Nervous System and Physical Exam, Question #1
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Peripheral Nervous System and Physical Exam Findings (video)

 
Topics in Basic Neurology
This course will feature several resources on the basics of neurology, at the level appropriate for a medical student.  A brief tutorial on primitive reflexes can be found here.  A brief module on the peripheral nervous system and the physical exam has recently been added.
 
Basic Neuropathologic Reactions
Among the resources in this section are 5 lectures providing an overview of the basic cells of the nervous system, and their reactions to damage. For those who would prefer to read than listen:The typical neuron is pyramidal or triangular-shaped with a large,...
 
Oligodendrocyte with arrow (image)

 
Tumors III: Non-glial tumors
Meningiomas are the most common extraparenchymal neoplasms affecting the CNS, accounting for approximately 20% of intracranial tumors. They occur predominantly in middle to late adult life, and tend to involve the cerebral convexity, parasagittal region, sphenoid ridge or spinal cord...
 
Infections

 
Metastatic Malignant Neuroectodermal Tumor, coronal section of brain at the level of the thalamic nuclei. (image)

 
T cell lymphoma involving sural nerve, H&E stain x 40 (image)

 
Lymphoma peripheral nerve root, 200x (image)

 



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Neuron myelin segment

 
Oligodendrocyte with arrow