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1

What is a pneumoencephalogram?

remove CSF, replace with air, X-ray to see ventricles and detect shift

2

What is MRI not good at?

Air and Bone: CT better

3

when is ultrasound imaging used for brain?

neonates

4

functional MRI measures what?

activity of blood-O2 in areas of the brain

5

what is tractography?

using dominant direction that water can move in order to image white matter tracts

6

Nuclear Medicine for?

PET scans to detect labelled glucose for activity

7

T1 better for?

cortical thickening identification

8

T2 better for?

outlining abnormal physiology

9

what is lentiform nucleus made up of?

Caudate n.
globus pallidus

10

4 parts to limbic system?

hippocampus
amygdala
anterior thalamic n.
fornix

11

what's the most common cause of temporal lobe epilepsy?

hippocampal sclerosis: cured by resection

12

Jourbert syndrome?

absent vermis in cerebellum

13

Kallman syndrome?

No olfactory nerves

14

chiropractic manips can cause what?

arterial dissections

15

What is a watershed stroke?

happens between vascular territories = hypoperfusion with stenosis: elderly

16

2 important veins to know in brain?

1. superior anastomotic vein of Trolard
2. inferior anastomotic vein of Labbe

17

Caudate and Putamen make?

striatum

18

Putamen and Globus Pallidus make?

Lentiform nucleus