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1

Sudden Jerky, purposeless movments? What disease?

Chorea
Huntington

2

Huntington has a deficiency in?

Caudate loses Ach and GABA
Ach and GABA

3

What are Slow, writhing movements that are snake like? What disease

Athetosis
Huntington

4

Sudden, wild flailing of 1 arm? What disease?

Hemiballismus
Half-of-body ballistic
Contralateral subthalamic nucleus (e.g., lacunar stroke)

5

zigzag motion when pointing/extending toward a target?

Intention Tremor
Cerebellar dysfunction

6

Uncontrolled movement of distal appendages?

Resting Tremor
Parkinson

7

What are two bodies of Parkinson?

Lewy Bodies
å synucleins

8

In Parkinson you lose?

Depigmentation of substantia nigra pars compacta.

9

Parkinson TRAPS?

Tremor (pill-rolling tremor at rest)
Rigidity (cogwheel)
Akinesia (or bradykinesia)
Postural instability
Shuffling gait

10

Huntington's Disease in chromosome??

Autosomal dominant CAG repeat disorder on chromosome 4.

11

Symptoms of Huntington?

aggression, depression, dementia

12

Neuronal Death is due to?

NMDA binds to glutamate and cause death