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history for headaches important questions

What were you doing when the headache came on?

2

one reason for nystagmus?

dysmetria for eyes, they overshoot
if one eye movement is out of sync

3

cerebellar arteries?

AICA
PICA
SCA

4

time course for malignant vs. beningn tumours?

malignant: shorter course
beningn tumours: longer course

5

encephalitis is usually bacterial or viral?

viral

6

ventriculitis usually means?

infections in a intraventricular catheter, iatrogenic

7

abcess vs. empyema?

abcess is in a non-existing space
empyema: in an existing or potential space

8

seizures occur in what part of brain?

cortex, NOT cerebellum/brainstem

9

something white on contrast CT could be two things

hyperdense lesion
contrast enhancing lesion

10

3 Es of radiology

Exam
Exact location: intra or extra axial?
Enhancement?
Effect
Evaluation

11

most common tumour of cerebellum in adult?

hemangioblastoma

12

do you get upper motor neuron signs with cerebellar lesions?

Nope.

Only if crowding the posterior fossa and pushing on the long tract

13

what colour is fat on CT?

black

14

what tumour mets bleed in brain?

choriocarcinoma
thyroid carcinoma
melaenoma
lung or breast mets

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