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Thalamic nucleus that relays pain/temperature, pressure, touch, vibration, and proprioception information
Nerve damaged when eye looks down and out
Area of lesion in truncal ataxia
Area of lesion in re-emergence of primitive reflexes
Pathway of CNXII
Nonfluent aphasia w/ intact comprehension
What connects Broca's and Wernicke's areas?
Area of lesion in Kluver-Bucy syndrome
Cell that myelinates multiple CNS axons
Layer of peripheral nerve that must be rejoined in microsurgery for limb reattachment
Area of lesion in Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome
In the basal ganglia, what stimulates the GPi to inhibit the thalamus?
Artery affected in stroke causing contralateral hemianopsia w/ macular sparing
Nerve damage with eyes directed medially
Most common site of berry aneurysms
Artery affected in stroke causing contralateral paralysis and loss of sensation to lower limb and face
Sensory receptor responsible for position sense and dynamic fine touch
Area of lesion in which eyes look away from lesion
Schwannoma affecting CNVIII
Nerve damaged when eye drifts upward and causes vertical diplopia
Conjugate vertical gaze center
Area of lesion in anterograde amnesia
Location of highest concentration of Na+ channels
Innervation of muscles of mastication
Lesion in superior colliculi results in paralysis of
Cells destroyed in Guillian-Barre syndrome
Action of ciliary muscle in distant vision
Artery affected in stroke causing tongue deviating ipsilaterally
Location of 5-HT synthesis
Cells destroyed in multiple sclerosis
Drug contraindicated in closed angle glaucoma
Pathway of CNV2
Embryonic origin of Schwann cells
Sensory receptor responsible for position sense and static touch
Pathway of CNV3
Action of ciliary muscle in near vision
In the excitatory pathway of the basal ganglia, what disinhibits the thalamus via the GPi/substantia nigra?
Site in hypothalamus that makes ADH
Nerve to lateral rectus muscle
'Floppy baby' presents at birth w/ tongue fasciculations
Increased CSF in the setting of atrophy
Achilles reflex nerve root
Site in hypothalamus that makes oxytocin
Artery affected in stroke causing contralateral hemiparesis and hemiplegia
Thalamic nucleus that relays face sensation and taste information
Regulation of cerebral perfusion normally driven by
Thalamic nucleus that receives auditory information
Provides stimulatory feedback to contralateral cortex to module movement
Location of norepinephrine synthesis
Where does the spinothalamic tract decussate?
Medial cerebellum injured, which side will patient fall?
'Fried eggs' on H&E staining
Where does the lateral corticospinal tract decussate
Muscle that opens jaw
Artery affected in stroke causing decreased taste from anterior 2/3 of tongue + ipsilateral Horner's syndrome
Location of ACh synthesis
Area of lesion in comatose state
Neurotransmitter decreased in anxiety and Huntington's disease
Dorsal columns nucleus synapse for lower body and extremities
Artery affected in stroke causing contralateral paralysis and loss of sensation to upper limb and face
Lumbar puncture usually performed at level of
Where does the dorsal column tract decussate?
Rupture of bridging veins
In the basal ganglia, what inhibits the thalamus to decrease movement?
Thalamic nucleus that relays vision to the calcarine sulcus
Cell that myelinates one PNS axon
Atrophy of strial nuclei + hydrocephalus ex vacuo
Hemballismus is characteristic of contralateral lesion of what nucleus?
Biceps reflex nerve root
Tx of tremors
Vagal nucleus responsible for motor innervation of pharynx, larynx, upper esophagus
Inflammatory infiltrate in Guillain-Barre syndrome
Reversible cause of dementia in the elderly
Parkinson's disease results in the loss of dopaminergic neurons from what nucleus?
Decreased CSF absorption by arachnoid villi leading to increased ICP, papilledema, herniation
Child presents w/ staggering gate + pes cavus + kyphoscoliosis
Nerve to levator palpebrae muscle
Dorsal columns nucleus synapse for upper body and extremities
Dermatome at inguinal ligament
Location of GABA synthesis
Nerve that monitors carotid body and sinus chemo/baroreceptors
Fluent aphasia w/ impaired comprehension
Nerve for taste from posterior 1/3 of tongue
Area of lesion in spatial neglect syndrome
Drug that aids delivery of chemo to brain tumors by transiently unraveling the BBB
Astrocyte cell marker
Common site of a berry aneurysm causing CNIII palsy
Dermatome at the kneecap
Neurotransmitter increased in schizophrenia
Cell responsible for physical support, K+ metabolism, maintaining BBB
Pathway of middle meningeal artery
Artery affected in stroke causing hoarseness and dysphagia
Neurotransmitter decreased in Parkinson's disease and depression
Auditory center in the brain stem
Nerve that monitors aortic arch chemo/baroreceptors
Paralysis of conjugate vertical gaze
Sensory receptor responsible for vibration and pressure
Pathway of brain stem + vertebral arteries
Dermatome at the umbilicus
Dermatome at the nipple
Enzyme defect in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Output nerves of cerebellum
What are Lewy bodies composed of?
Vagal nucleus of visceral sensation
Horner's syndrome is associated w/ lesion above what spinal cord level?

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