Flashcards in Iddo Fellow Neurosurg tut#1 Deck (14)
history for headaches important questions
What were you doing when the headache came on?
one reason for nystagmus?
dysmetria for eyes, they overshoot
if one eye movement is out of sync
time course for malignant vs. beningn tumours?
malignant: shorter course
beningn tumours: longer course
encephalitis is usually bacterial or viral?
ventriculitis usually means?
infections in a intraventricular catheter, iatrogenic
abcess vs. empyema?
abcess is in a non-existing space
empyema: in an existing or potential space
seizures occur in what part of brain?
cortex, NOT cerebellum/brainstem
something white on contrast CT could be two things
contrast enhancing lesion
3 Es of radiology
Exact location: intra or extra axial?
most common tumour of cerebellum in adult?
do you get upper motor neuron signs with cerebellar lesions?
Only if crowding the posterior fossa and pushing on the long tract
what colour is fat on CT?