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Flashcards in Neuro Path Deck (19)
1

Narrowing of brain gyri with widening of sulci

Alzheimers disease

2

neurofibrillary tau tangles and B amyloid cores

Alzhiemers disease

3

Lewy Body Dementia

Think parkinsons

4

Guillan barre syndrome

Destroys peripheral schwann cells.
Ascending paralysis
Related to campylobacter

5

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Correlated to JC virus in HIV patients
Leads to destruction of oligodendrocytes.

6

partial/Focal seizures

Common in the medial temporal lobe preceded by a seizure aura.

Simple partial - Concious with motor ticks
Complex - Loss of conciousness

7

Absence seizure

Generalize seizure that has no postictal confusion.
Presents with blank stare.

8

Myoclonic

Quick repeptitive jerks

9

Tonic- clonic seizure

grand mal
alternative stiffening and movement

10

Cafe au lait spots with lisch nodules and cutaneous neurofibromas.

Neurofibromatosis type I

Mutated NF-1

11

Port wine stain at birth, tram track calcifications in brain unilaterally, retardation

Sturge weber syndrome

12

Brain tumor with spindle cells arranged in a whorled pattern with psammoma bodies

Meningioma
Benign

13

Pseudopalisading pleomorphic cell brain tumor with central areas of necrosis and hemorrhage

Glioblastoma multiforme

14

Which type of tumor most commonly effects the vestibular CN 8

Schwannnoma

15

Chicken wire capillary pattern on brain tumor

oligodendroglioma

16

Pt exibiting mass in brain with excessive prolactin formation and bitemporal hemianopia

Pituitar adenoma pushing on optic tract and causing release of prolactin from the anterior pituitary.

17

Homer wright rosettes in a childs brain tumor

Medulloblastoma
Can block the 4th ventrical.

18

Rosenthal fibers in a childs brain tumor

pilocytic astrocytoma
Cell types will be eosinophilc and corkscrew in fashion.

19

Tumor growth in which region can destroy CN III

An uncal herniation
Results in blown pupil, down and out gaze, ipsilateral PCA

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