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main fxn of temporal lobe

memory and language

2

what is a common reason for amnesic syndromes?

disruption of the papez circuit

3

early AD often results from damage to

medial temporal lobes

4

korsakoff syndrome most frequently due to injury in____

diencephalon

5

ACA aneurysm bleed affects_____

basal forebrain

6

what part of the prefrontal cortex is indicated in metamemory

dorsolateral prefrontal cortex

7

main fxn of parietal lobe

visual spatial processing

8

alexia, agraphia, acalculia, left-right confusion, finger agnosia

angular gyrus area (Gerstman Sx)

9

Fluent , non sensical speech

wernickes

10

nonfluent aphasia

brocas

11

praxis is where?

dominant parietal lobe

12

where is angular gyrus area

dominant parietal lobe

13

neglect,

nondominant parietal lobe

14

anosagnosia

nondominant parietal lobe

15

dressing apraxia

nondominant parietal lobe

16

visuospatial disorientation

nondominant parietal lobe

17

poor attn, psychomotor slowing, memory efficiency problems

frontal lobe issue

18

Semantic dementia

problem in Lexal storage area in Lateral temporal area

19

beta amyloid

AD

20

AD primarily affects which section of brain

temporal/parietal

21

alpha synuclein

lewy body dementia

22

tau

frontotemporal dementia

23

Most underdiagnosed form of dementia

frontotemporal dementia

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Presentation: behavioral changes, impaired speech, dysexecutive syndrome

frontotemporal dementia

25

visual hallucinations, fluctuating cognition, parkinsonism, visuospatial problems, REM sleep behavior disorder

lewy body dementia

26

Acute onset, fluctuating course, impaired attn., orientation and memory, hallucinations common,

delirium

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what tx modifies the disease process of dementia, and is protective?

exercise

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occipito-temporal jxn affecting both fusiform ganglia

prosopagnosia