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muscle changes in parkinsons

rigidity in flexors and extensors

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power in parkinsons

preserved

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stooped and diminished arm swing

pakinsons

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gait changes in lateral lobe cerebelar lesions

broad-based gait

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lateral lobe cerebellar disease, person will veer ____ direction of affected lobe

to the side of affected lobe

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midline structure of cerebellar is called

cerebellar vermis

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where is ataxia in midline cerebellar disease

trunk only, not limbs

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sign of midline cerebellar disease

truncal ataxia - fall backwards or to side

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what causes a stamping gait

polyneuropathy - due to loss of proprioception

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slapping gait due to

distal weakness: dorsiflexion weakness - peroneal nerve palsy

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weakness where is waddling

proximal lower limb

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conditions where waddling is common

muscular dystrophy, polymyositis

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can do walking movements if walking or sitting but unable to walk is called ____

gait apraxia

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what causes gait apraxia

frontal lobe disorders: tumour, hydrocephalus, infarct

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lesion site in aphasia

left frontal lobe

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site of lesion: incontinence

frontal (either side)

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expressive aphasia, what area

brocas

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expressive aphasia, where in brain

front left

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loss of ability to speak is called

expressive aphasia

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receptive aphasia, what area

wernicke's

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receptive aphasia, where ingrain

left, tempero parietal

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loss of ability to understand language is called

receptive aphasia

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loss of the ability to write

agraphia

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area of brain in agraphia

left temporo-parietal