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91

gait seen in normal pressure hydrocephalus

broad based, small stepping, difficulty initiating

92

homonymous hemianopia occurs in infarct in what part of brain

occipital

93

expressive dysphagia = what area

broca's

94

receptive dysphagia = what are

wernickes

95

fluent nonsensual speech

receptive (wernickes) dysphagia

96

injury to elbow or shaft of humorous usually damages what nerve

radial

97

fingers innervated by median nerve

thumb, index and middle

98

shoulder dislocation usually results in damage to what nerve

axillary

99

what tract carries fine touch

dorsal column

100

dorsal column carries what sensations

fine touch
2 point discrimination
vibration
proprioception

101

anterior spinothalamic tract senses what

crude touch

102

lateral spinothalamic senses what

pain and temp

103

pain and temp

lateral spinothalamic

104

crude touch

anterior spinothalamic tract senses what

105

vibration

dorsal column

106

what can cause neuritis

MS
connective tissue disease
diabetes
lead poisoning

107

headache + stiff neck but no fever

subarachnoid haemorrhage

108

increased pain on bending forward indicates what

raised ICP

109

dilated ventricles + increased opening CSF pressure

benign intracranial hypertension

110

treatment for benign intracranial hypertension

stop COCP if on it
lose weight
acetazolamide or dexamethasone
repeated therapeutic lumbar puncture
ventriculo-peritoneal shunt

111

drugs you can give in benign intracranial hypertension

acetazolamide (diuretic) or dexamethasone (steroid)

112

what gives you a headache in the morning

raised ICP (SOL, benign intracranial pressure, chronic bleeds)

113

which haematomma DOES cross sutures

sub dural (extradural does not)

114

which haematomma DOES cross the midline

extradural (sub dural does not)