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1

What is polycystic kidney disease related do which could cause occipital pain and neck stiffness?

ruptured berry aneurysm

2

Headache "like being thumped on the back of the head"?

subarachnoid haemorrhage

3

Severe, retro-orbital headaches, associated with rhinorrhea and lacrimation?

cluster headache

4

Long history of headache, tight band around forehead?

tension headache

5

Bradykinesia, tremor and rigidity?

Parkinsons

6

Which antibodies are positive in Myasthenia gravis?

anti-acetylcholine receptor antibodies

7

Ptosis, neck weakness, dysphonia and proximal limb weakness?

myasthenia gravis

8

Progressive paralysis and glove and stocking weakness?

Guillian barre syndrome

9

Main triad of Parkinson's?

bradykinesia, resting tremor, rigidity

10

What visual symptoms often precede migraines?

blurring/bending of lines of vision

11

Eye turned down and out, ptosis - which palsy?

3rd nerve palsy

12

complex partial seizures, region of increased signal in left hippocampus

partial epilepsy secondary to left mesial temporal lobe tumour

13

Trauma + fluctuating conscious level and confusion in eldery ?

acute subdural haematoma

14

Petechial rash, rapid meningism

meningococcal meningitis

15

Acute confusion, seizures, drowsiness, increased signal in TEMPORAL lobes?

herpes simplex encephalitis

16

Homelessness/alcoholism risk factors for which type of meningitis?

tuberculous meningitis

17

Management for extra dural haemorrhage?

call for senior help and anaesthetist