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Flashcards in Neurology Deck (6):
1

MS flare up: ataxia, incoordination and dysarthria
Tx?

Steroids!: Methylprednisolone

2

Intense retro-orbital headache
CT is normal
Next?

Do LP and Look for Xanthochromia
- Sub arachnoid hemorrhage!

3

40 y/o with ALS( amyotrophic lateral sclerosis);
Clinical manifestation?

Pure Motor disorder
Asymmetric leg weakness!

4

Male with personality changes
Making inappropriate comments to female
Withdrawn at social gathering
Normal exam

DX?

Frontotemporal dementia - decline in social and interpersonal conduct

5

22 y/o male with debilitating headache occurring 3-4 times / month
Throbbing, sharp on the right side for 6 hrs
Not responding to Ibuprofen

Tx?

1. Sumatriptan + IV metoclopramide

Fiorocet and IV dilaudid only if failed other tx

6

Female with Pituitary mass
What lab will suggest ACTH secreting adenoma

Elevated 24 hr Urine cortisol