report this ad
Just For Fun
Quizzes to Consider
Create a Quiz
Add a New Topic
Locations & Scores
Become a Host
/ Resources of the Nervous System to Injury
Can you name the Resources of the Nervous System to Injury?
Quiz not verified by Sporcle
Popular Quizzes Today
Find the US States - No Outlines Minefield
NHL States & Provinces
Alphabetically Adjacent European Countries
Book Title Pictograms
Artist/Song Match (1990s)
Rate 5 stars
Rate 4 stars
Rate 3 stars
Rate 2 stars
Rate 1 star
ADD to PLAYLIST
Periodic Table by Any 2 Letters (Map)
Victims age range are from a few days to 5yrs. Combination of subdural hematoma, subarachnoid hemorrhage, contusions, DAI, and retinal hemorrhage.
Self-limited episode of vascular obstruction by atheromatous emboli and/or platelet and fibrin aggreagates. Disappear within 60 minutes. Symptoms are amaurosis fugax, aphasia, pare
Viral infections may cause formation of ______ nodules.
Coup contre coup injury results from a blow on the _______ side of the head. Ventral side of the frontal and temporal lobes are common locations.
Results from damage to the axon. The neuronal body swells due to accumulation of neurofilaments and the Nissl substance migrates peripherally.
Axons are stretched but not severed. Sudden deformation causes compaction of neurofilaments, loss of microtubules and an arrest of the fast axoplasmic flow.
Lacunar infarcts are caused by arteriolosclerosis of small vessels and are common in ________
______ is a powerful excitatory neurotransmitter, which is increased in ischemic conditions.
Neurofibrillary tangles in Alzheimer's disease and ______ bodies in Parkinson's disease are examples of neuronal changes in specific conditions.
3 Major categories of the CNS vascular disease: Reduction of blood flow, vascular obstruction causing an infarct and _______.
____ malformation: Congenital, low resistance AV shunts that siphon blood from the adjacent parenchyma.
Third most common cause of death in the US after heart disease and cancer.
Ischemic ______: Infarct has a central core of irreversible ischemic necrosis. Prompt thrombolytic therapy within 3-4 hours may prevent irreversible damage.
Stroke occurs in ___ per 1000 of the general population.
Results from trauma that shears the veins or small arteries that traverse the space between the arachnoid and the dura.
Damage caused by ischemia, inflammation, metabolic disorders (hyponatremia, respiratory acidosis), toxins, trauma and tumors can result in a breakdown of the blood-brain barrier an
Charcot-Bouchard microaneurysm is associated with _______. Typical location is basal ganglia.
______ aneurysms are the most common type of aneurysm of cerebral arteries.
______ infarcts: small infarcts in the deeper parts of the brain and in the brain stem. Account for 20 percent of all strokes.
______ subdural hematoma occurs as a result of a minimal trauma and is seen in the very young and the elderly.
Cortical laminar necrosis is caused by generalized failure of _______
Caused by blow to unsupported head. Most frequently in MVA.
Pale or anemic infarct is caused by a vascular _________.
Most common cause of an intracranial arterial occlusion is an _____ from the heart or from a more proximal arterial segment blocking a branch of the MCA.
_______ hemorrhage is most often caused by a ruptured berry aneurysm.
Skull fracture shears the middle meningeal artery resulting in bleeding and dissection of the dura from the inner table of the skull. The expanding mass increases ICP and may produ
Symptoms last longer than 24 hours but less than 72 hours.
The four types of ischemic stroke include: large vessel, small vessel, venous and ________.
Areas of the brain at the junction of arterial territories.
Glycoprotein-rich concentrically laminated basophilic bodies that accumulate in astrocyte processes with age.
report this ad
You're not logged in!
Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Connect with Facebook
Connect with Google
Sign Up with Email
You Might Also Like...
Metric System (SI) Prefixes
Human Body Systems
Solar System Bodies by Size
(warning: may contain spoilers)
Top Quizzes Today in Science
Planetary Profile: Venus
Amino Acids by Picture
The Solar System Ladder
Top Quizzes with Similar Tags
Top User Quizzes in Science
Oceanian Animals (Picture Click)
Sporcle Puzzle Hunt: Science
Find the Element Groups (Picture Click)
Factors of 2030
Your Account Isn't Verified!
In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your
to finish the process.
report this ad
mentally stimulating diversions
Quizzes for your site
Report a Problem
Copyright © 2007-2016 Sporcle, Inc.
Established January 30th, 2007
Go to the Sporcle.com Mobile Site →