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SAH worse prognosis? confusion vs CN deficit vs HA, nausea, vomiting

HA, nausea vomiting < CN deficity < confusion on Hunt Hess grading scale

2

Diagnostic gold standard for syringomyelia?

MRI

3

Brown sequard has what symptoms?

ipsilateral loss of motor function, contralateral pain and temperature loss

4

3 common brain tumors in children in posterior fossa?

medulloblastoma, astrocytoma, ependymoma

5

infection which attacks dorsal spinal column?

tertiary syphilis

6

vitamin issue which affects dorsal spinal column, position sense, + romberg's, + ataxia

cyanocobalamin, B12 deficiency

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stroke symptoms with contralateral paralysis (lower > upper), frontal lobe dysfunction, apraxia

ACA

8

stroke symptoms with contralateral paralaysis upper > lower, hemianopsia, aphaisa

MCA

9

stroke symptoms with LOC, nausea/vomiting, CN dysfunction, ataxia, visual agnosia

PCA and VBI

10

symptoms of anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome?

2-3 weeks after start of drug
- facial edema, fever, rash, organs
- rash spares mucous membranes

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Tx of anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome?

steroids, immunoglobulin