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1

What does CHAOS stand for?

CAD, hypertension, atherosclerosis, obesity, stroke

2

Type to diabetes appears to be autosomal________?

Dominant

3

What is the leading cause of blindness in the us in patients 20-74?

Diabetes

4

What is the cause of end stage renal disease In the use?

Diabetes?

5

What is the most common cause of polynnuropathy ?

Diabetes

6

Normal OGTT?

Less than 140

7

Lesions of a pleuxus are _______and blank

Asymmetric and sensorimotor

8

Lesions of the peripheral nerve root are typically ______and ________

Asymmetric and dermatomal

9

Burning in a stocking ad glove pattern is associated with?

Peripheral neuropathy

10

What is the most common polyneuropathy is what?

Diabetic sensorimotor polyneuropathy

11

What is the most common DMPN?

Distal symmetrical polyneuropathy

12

What is the most common type of MS?

Relapse remitting

13

Is MS more common in men or woman?

Men

14

To diagnose MS what must doc do?

Find damage in at lease two speed rate areas of the CNS, and find evidence that the damage occurs at lease one month apart and rule everything else out

15

What is Found in the CSF of ms patients


(2 things)

Elevated IgG and oligoclonal bands

16

What is illusion of environmental motion, classically described as spinning or whirling?

Vertigo

17

What cause of vertigo is damage of the inner ear receptors/ vestibulococculear nerve?

Peripheral cause

18

What cause of vertigo includes damage to centers that process vestibular signals (brain stem etc)

Central cause

19

Jerk nystagmus is associated with what kind of vertigo?

Peripheral

20

Is most peripheral vertigo malignant or benign in cause?

Benign

21

Is nystagmus greater in central or peripheral vertigo?

Central

22

What vertigo is assocaited with hearing loss?

Central vertigo

23

A type of central vertigo called benign positional vertigo (BPV) is by far the most common but what is it due to?

Loose otoliths in the inner ear