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1
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shy-drager syndrome

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parkinsonism features + autonomic instability

2
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distinguishing features of PSP vs parkinsons

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(-) tremor

(+) ophthalmoplegia

3
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PSP

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progressive supranuclear palsy = degen of brainstem, basal g, cerebellu,

seen in older men

similar to parkinsons

4
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basic pathophys of huntingtons

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CAG repeats on chromosome 4 –> loss of GABA producing neurons in striatum

5
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metabolic causes of tremor

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hyperthyroidism
hypoglycemia
pheo

6
Q

essential tremor is worse with ______ and better with ______

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purposeful movment

etoh!

7
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inherited causes of ataxia

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fredriechs –> AR, young boys

ataxia telangiectasia –>AR, childhood, similar to fredriechs but telangiectasis

8
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tourette’s treatment (pharm)

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haloperidol
clonidine
pimozide

9
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a parkinsons tremor get’s better with _____ while a cerebellar tremor is considered an _____ tremor and gets better with _________

A

movement

intention, rest