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Inclusionology 04

 
Neurodegen 07
Courtesy of Dr. Mark Cohen This tau negative, ubiquitin stained section of dentate gyrus suggests that, in addition to dementia, this patient may have manifest which of the following signs
 
Wilson's!
A 6-year-old male has been referred to you for further evaluation of a possible Wilson's disease because of dystonic gait and limbs. History taking and thorough physical examination are carried out by you and you think that Wilson's disease is not the correct diagnosis in this child...
 
Failed Vision!
A 27-year-old woman presents with progressive visual failure on the right side over a matter of 4 days. She was reasonably well and healthy and did not do drugs. Her bloods and urine are unremarkable. Examination reveals right-sided visual acuity of finger...
 
Metallic Psychosis
A 17-year-old high school girl has been referred from the psychiatry department as a difficult-to-manage case of affective psychosis. She is on chlorpromazine for the past 3 months. Examination reveals resting tremor, rigidity, and dysarthria. Her work-up shows ALT 61 iu/L, total serum bilirubin 2...
 
Neuro-Medicine...
A 19-year-old man presents with bilateral resting tremor. He has blue lunulae and sun-flower cataract. Which one of the following is not an expected finding in this man
 
Shake your hand at rest!
A middle-aged woman visits the movement disorder clinic because of hand instability. You have detected tremor but you are not sure whether this is due to Parkinson's disease or due to essential tremor. Which one of the following is suggestive of Parkinson's disease
 
A Metallic Brain!
A 19-year-old male presents with shaky hands. He has bilateral resting tremor with intentional component as well as dysarthria. His urine is positive for sugar but his random blood sugar never exceeds 100 mg/dl. What is the likely diagnosis this man has
 
Cholinergic and Anticholinergic agents 01
Because someone told him to do it, a 32 year-old fisherman ingested insanely huge quantities of scopolomine. Which of the following findings will he not have as a result of taking this drug
 
Adverse effects of AEDs 13
Which of the following is a hallmark side effect of zonisamide
 
Adverse effects of AEDs 11
Which of the following is a hallmark side effect of tiagabine
 
Adverse effects of AEDs 12
Which of the following is a hallmark side effect of vigabatrin
 
Adverse effects of AEDs 10
Which of the following is a hallmark side effect of topiramate
 
Adverse effects of AEDs 08
Which of the following is a hallmark side effect of felbamate
 
Adverse effects of AEDs 09
Which of the following is a hallmark side effect of gabapentin
 
Adverse effects of AEDs 05
Which of the following is a hallmark side effect of oxcarbazepine
 
Adverse effects of AEDs 06
Which of the following is a hallmark side effect of benzodiazepines
 
Adverse effects of AEDs 07
Which of the following is a hallmark side effect of valproate
 
Adverse effects of AEDs 02
Which of the following is a hallmark side effect of barbiturates
 
Adverse effects of AEDs 03
Which of the following is a hallmark side effect of ethosuximide
 
Adverse effects of AEDs 04
Which of the following is a hallmark side effect of carbamazepine
 
Adverse effects of AEDs 01
Which of the following is a hallmark side effect of phenytoin
 
Adverse effects of AEDs 14
Which of the following is a hallmark side effect of zonisamide
 
Basic Neuropathology 03
Loss of the cells shown in this image is associated with which of the following exam findings
 
Guess the disease!
GUESS WHAT I'M THINKING! I'm thinking of a variant of multiple sclerosis (MS), in which optic neuritis and transverse myelitis occur together, or at least within weeks of each other. The transverse myelitis frequently leads to necrosis, and is thus...
 
Tremor 02
The above patient presents to his neurologist complaining of a tremor which has slowly been worsening over the course of several years.  He states the tremor is symmetric, and he notices it mostly in his hands.  It is worse when he's trying to do something with his hand, like eating...
 
Movement disorders and sleep
Which of the following movement disorders is present (persists) during sleep
 
common neurologic side effects of medications
Which of the following statements regarding common neurologic side effects of medications is FALSE
 
Tremor 01
A very old man is seen in clinic by his Neurologist. He complains of more than 2 years of worsening tremor. The tremor is worse in the right hand. It improves slightly when he uses the hand to perform a task. He has no cognitive symptoms. He drinks 5 40-oz beers every night...
 
Wallenberg Syndrome 1
A famous elderly, retired model presents to the E.R. She had no neurologic defecits prior to this morning, when she awoke to several new symptoms, the most concerning to her of which are changes in the way her face looks, as shown in the image above. She...
 
Pediatric EEGs 02
This EEG was recorded from an awake pediatric patient. What clinical features is this child most likely to have
 
Spontaneous Activity on Needle EMG 02
Of the following, which pattern of spontaneous activity on EMG represents the firing of muscle fibers (as opposed to motor units)
 
Spontaneous Activity on Needle EMG 02
Of the following, which pattern of spontaneous activity on EMG represents the firing of motor units (as opposed to muscle fibers)
 
Spontaneous Activity on Needle EMG 01
You are performing a needle EMG study. You notice spontaneous discharges. They are single discharges, stable in amplitude, firing at a rate of about 10 Hz with a regular rhythm. Of the following choices, what are these discharges most likely to be
 



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Actually, all the choices represent some form of spontaneous activity.  The question is about the generator of said activity.  Fasciculations, doublets, triplets, multiplets, myokymia, cramp potentials, neuromyotonic potentials, and the potentials of a resting...
 
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Thanks!Movement disorder & neuroopth videos are a great idea.  If I'm able to find some, I'll definitely put them up here.  Any ideas where I might encounter someIn the meantime, here are a couple of questions on FrontalCortex that have animations...
 
Adam, God, and the Parkinsonian Tremor
This question features Michelagnelo's Creation of Adam, with a new twist.
 



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Brain and Brainstem
Brain and BrainstemThis section discusses the anatomical strcutures of the cerebral hemispheres and the brainstem, and their related functions.Terminology:By the end of this section, make certain that you understand what each of these terms mean, and can apply them appropriately...
 
Cerebellum
Cerebellum A description of the anatomy and function of the cerebellum.Terminology:By the end of this section, make certain that you understand what each of these terms mean, and can apply them appropriately.  If applicable, make sure you can find each item...
 
Moving Images
Sometimes, a brief movie showing something in motion tells the learner a whole lot more than can be easily expressed in words or in a still image.Some topics are not easily describedConcepts involving movements are hard to express in a still photograph.One option: pantomime...
 
Finger-nose-finger - Intention (image)

 
Finger-nose-finger - Parkinson (image)

 
Parkinsonian neurodegenerative diseases
In 1817, James Parkinson wrote his Essay on the Shaking Palsy. He described a disorder manifest as involuntary tremulous motion…with a propensity to bend the trunk forward and to pass from a walking to a running pace: the senses and intellects being uninjured...
 
Normal samples
In order to recognize pathology, it is necessary to know what normal tissues look like. To that end, we present here a set of slides which depict normal anatomy, both on the gross and microscopic level. Throughout this course, whenever new pathologic concepts...
 



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