Flashcards in Cognitive Problems Deck (7):
#2 - Argyll-Robertson pupils and associated disease
Pupils that react to accommodation but not to light
Happens in neurosyphillis
#2 - Loss of vibration sense distally? Localization and disease state
Tabes dorsalis, localized to dorsal columns
Demyelination occuring in untreated syphillus
#5 - Neuro/psych sequelae of coronary artery bypass surgery? Mechanism?
“Pump-head” cognitive impairment in patients after undergoing bypass surgery. Patients may have executive function or general cognitive impairments after being on bypass. Mechanism though to be from multiple micro-emboli
#4 - anti-Ma antibody association
Paraneoplastic syndrome invovling testicular malignancy and affecting the hippocampi.
Remember, many paraneoplastic syndromes assoc with lung cancers (anti-Hu, Yo, Ma). Be wary of smokers!
#6 - Post-concussion syndrome manifestations
Lightheadedness, nausea, trouble concentrating, trouble sleeping
#8 - Cognitive disorder associated with hoarding
Alzheimer’s disease. Hoarding it often associated with early disease