Flashcards in Parkinson/Huntington Deck (12):
Sudden Jerky, purposeless movments? What disease?
Huntington has a deficiency in?
Caudate loses Ach and GABA
Ach and GABA
What are Slow, writhing movements that are snake like? What disease
Sudden, wild flailing of 1 arm? What disease?
Contralateral subthalamic nucleus (e.g., lacunar stroke)
zigzag motion when pointing/extending toward a target?
Uncontrolled movement of distal appendages?
What are two bodies of Parkinson?
In Parkinson you lose?
Depigmentation of substantia nigra pars compacta.
Tremor (pill-rolling tremor at rest)
Akinesia (or bradykinesia)
Huntington's Disease in chromosome??
Autosomal dominant CAG repeat disorder on chromosome 4.
Symptoms of Huntington?
aggression, depression, dementia