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

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