Movement disorders Flashcards
what is the most common action or postural tremor?
what is the pattern of inheritance of ET?
what is the DOC for essential tremor?
what type of ET might indicate a use for botox?
what is Myerson’s tap?
tapping bridge of nose produces sustained blink response
what is Shy-Drager?
Parkinson PLUS autonomic insufficiency (anhydrosis, impotence, etc)
What is PSP?
progressive, supranuclear palsy
Parkinsons PLUS gaze paralysis (falls down the stairs)-usu. no tremor
what is often the first sign of HD?
what is idiopathic torsion dystonia?
childhood onset usu. in legs (FH, more severe)
adult onset usu. in arms/axial (not as severe)
what is akathesia?
what is coprolalia?
tourrettes outbursts of obscene speech
what is echolalia?
repeating what other’s say “parroting”
what is palilalia?
repeating words or phrases (OCD)
when would you use oxitriptan?
f/ an anoxic brain injury
which test in MG has a correlation to progression of dz?