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Duchenne's Musclar Dystrophy (DMD)

Progressive deterioration in muscle secondary to a defect in the dystrophin gene

2

DMD

Most common childhood dystrophy

3

DMD and administration of Suc's, NDNMB and inhaled agents can trigger ?

Rhabdo, MH

4

MS is an autoimmune demylinating disorder of the central or peripheral NS

Central

5

MS is characterized by

episodic attacks of varied neurologic symptoms progressing to fixed deficites

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3 types of MS

Relapsing- remitting - episodic sx w/ remissions
primary progressive - progressive w/ no remissions
secondary progressive- chronically progressive w/ remissions

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Treatment of MS

corticosteroids, immuno-suppressants, Glatiramer (antibody decoy), gabapentin, carbamezepine, phenytoin for pain, baclofen and ativan for spasticity

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Drugs to avoid

Suc's - upregulation causing hyperkalemia, LA cause toxicity of the neuron

9

Preop steroid use is recommended if the pt is on a current steroid therapy? T/F

true

10

Most common cause of systemic polyneuropathy

DM

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Double crush phenomenom

Pts w/ preexisting neural compromise may be more susceptible to injury when exposed to a secondary insult

12

Distal symmetric sensorimotor polyneuropathy is the most common syndrome, T/F

True AKA diabetic neuropathy

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Which of the following is the least neuro toxic? Lidocaine, bupivicaine, tetracaine, procaine

bupivocaine