Flashcards in Pastest Neurology Deck (17)
What is polycystic kidney disease related do which could cause occipital pain and neck stiffness?
ruptured berry aneurysm
Headache "like being thumped on the back of the head"?
Severe, retro-orbital headaches, associated with rhinorrhea and lacrimation?
Long history of headache, tight band around forehead?
Bradykinesia, tremor and rigidity?
Which antibodies are positive in Myasthenia gravis?
anti-acetylcholine receptor antibodies
Ptosis, neck weakness, dysphonia and proximal limb weakness?
Progressive paralysis and glove and stocking weakness?
Guillian barre syndrome
Main triad of Parkinson's?
bradykinesia, resting tremor, rigidity
What visual symptoms often precede migraines?
blurring/bending of lines of vision
Eye turned down and out, ptosis - which palsy?
3rd nerve palsy
complex partial seizures, region of increased signal in left hippocampus
partial epilepsy secondary to left mesial temporal lobe tumour
Trauma + fluctuating conscious level and confusion in eldery ?
acute subdural haematoma
Petechial rash, rapid meningism
Acute confusion, seizures, drowsiness, increased signal in TEMPORAL lobes?
herpes simplex encephalitis
Homelessness/alcoholism risk factors for which type of meningitis?