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

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