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1

migraine triggers

weather, wine, poor sleep, MSG, cheese, menses

2

why is fam Hx important in migriane

genetic basis

3

what are additional feature to diagnose migraine

nausea, vomiting, photophobia, usually unilateral

4

what is role of neuropeptides in migraine

precipitate an inflammatory process

5

what do tryptans do

5HT agonists - inhibit vasoactive peptides and promote vasoconstriction

6

what is a senitnal bleed

small mini SAH that resovles

7

what are steps for SAH diagnosis

CT - then LP to look for blood

8

what is patho of trigeminal neuralgia

nerve compression by SCA running right next to it

9

sensory deficits in TGN?

only nerve irritations - no persistence

10

3 treatments of TGN

1. carbamazepine
2. post. fossa decompressionsurg
3. glycerol in nerve root

11

cause of pain in meningitis

stretching of the dura

12

what may be seen on CT in meningitis

contrast enhancement due to BBB extravasated

13

when to give antibiotics

before you even puncture

14

3 tubes in meningitis LP

1. WBC and diff - neutros -bact , just WBC viral
2. glucose and protein - glucose low in bact and protein high in both
3. micro - look for the shit

15

CN probs in menin

infection gets on as it passes through

16

cause of hydro in menin

CSF obstruction

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