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Flashcards in neurosurg tut - headaches Deck (10):
1

perinaud syndrome is?

upgoing gaze with pressure on tectum

2

Kernig Sign is?

stretch the nerve/dura

3

which cranial has most wide spread nuclei? consequence?

trigeminal

can get referred pain

4

what is apoplexy?

bleeding in the pituitary

5

which aneurysms are more at risk of rupture?

ACA >7mm
post. circulation
AComm >4mm
smokers

6

when does vasospasm commence in SAH?

around 3 days you get blood product breakdown.

7

how to treat cerebral vasospasm?

Nimodipine
verapamil
increase fluids

8

goal of SAH management?

prevent rebleed
prevent vasospasm

9

HHH therapy

hypertension
hypervolemaemia
haemodilution

10

kinds of headaches?

primary: migraine etc.
secondary: caused by something else

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