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1

Explain the mnemonic "vitamin C" for neuropathology.

Vascular
Infectious
Traumatic
Age-related
Metabolic/toxic
Inflammatory
Neoplastic
Congenital/developmental

2

Despite the best current treatments, up to __________ percent of patients with essential tremor will still have symptoms.

50

3

Large sulci are called __________.

fissures

4

Into what part of the brain are probes inserted for deep-brain stimulation?

the thalamus

5

What is the technical name for Broca's area?

Pars triangularis and pars opercularis of the inferior frontal gyrus of the dominant hemisphere

6

The mapping of cortical areas to body areas is called _____________.

somatotopy

7

The primary motor cortex is _________ to the primary somatosensory cortex.

anterior

8

The primary somatosensory cortex is _________ to the fissure of Rolando and _______ to the Sylvian fissure.

posterior; superior

9

Deep-brain stimulation is currently used to treat what four disorders?

Parkinson's
Essential tremor
OCD
Dystonia

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