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Flashcards in Neuro J Peripheral Deck (25):
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Dorsal root v. Ventral root

Sensory v Motor

2

Polyarteritis Nordosa nerve problem

Mononeuropathy Multiplex

3

Dermatomes
1. Big Toe
2. Outside of Foot

1. L5
2. S1

4

Diabetes nerve problem

Lumbosacral plexopathy

5

Brachial plexopathy

Parsonage-Turner Syndrome

6

Polyneuropathy

Symmetric stocking-glove pattern neuropathies

7

Most common polyneuropathy

Hereditary

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Most common risk for polyneuropathy (3)

Diabetes, Alcohol, Malignancy

9

Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy

Muscle weakness, autonomic dysfunction
Guillan-Barre (Campylobacter or Herpes infection)

10

AIDP autoimmune target

Gangliosides (GM1)

11

AIDP first deficiency

Reflexes (demyelinating)

12

Miller Fisher AIDP variant

More gait ataxia than muscle weakness

13

AIDP spinal tap

Albuminocytologic dissociation
(elevated protein, no cells)

14

AIDP Tx

Plasmapheresis
IV Ig

15

CIDP differences from AIDP

Much slower
Muscular atrophy
Neck flexor weakness

16

CIDP Tx

Steroids

17

B12 degeneration

Subacute combined degeneration
Dorsal column & lateral corticospinal

18

Lyme disease pathogen

Borrelia Burgdorferi

19

Lyme disease neuropathy

Cranial nerves

20

#1 cause of neuropathy

Leprosy

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Leprosy - 2 unique findings

1. Peripheral nerve hypertrophy
2. Reflexes unaffected

22

#1 hereditary neuropathy

Charcot Marie Tooth

23

CMT pathology

Slowly progressive distal muscle atrophy

24

HNPP

Hereditary Neuropathy with liability to Pressure Palsy
-Mononeuropathy Multiplex
-CMT cousin

25

B12 test

Methylmalonic acid