By Mark K. Borsody, Alexandros C. Tselis
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This is an attractive board overview e-book that greater than satisfactorily
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Comprehensive Board evaluation in Neurology, moment Edition, is a vital source for neurology citizens and fellows
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neurologists getting ready for recertification tests. Written in a concise define
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Updates integrated during this moment variation comprise a bit on coma, increased insurance of epilepsy, an outline of latest pharmacological remedies for a number of sclerosis, and lots more and plenty more!
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B. central cord syndrome—symptoms include bilateral weakness in the upper Ͼ lower extremities because of involvement of the medial corticospinal tracts (which place ﬁbers to the upper extremity medially) and the lower motoneurons of the cervical spinal cord i. caused by neck hyperextension that compresses the spinal cord between an anterior osteophytic bone or herniated disk and the posterior ligamentum flavum; the pathological process is not necessarily infarction, but may involve traumatic injury and demyelination ii.
From Duus P, Topical Diagnosis in Neurology. Stuttgart, Germany: Georg Thieme; 1998:113, Fig. 35. qxd Figure 1–27 Course of CN XI. (From Duus P, Topical Diagnosis in Neurology. Stuttgart, Germany: Georg Thieme; 1998:130, Fig. 43. qxd 7/7/06 10:09 AM Page 34 Table 1–8 Cranial Nerve Syndromes Syndrome CN involved Location of lesion Typical cause Foix III, IV, V-1, VI Sphenoid ﬁssure Mass lesions, aneurysm Tolosa-Hunt III, IV, V-1, VI; sympathetics Cavernous sinus or superior orbital ﬁssure Idiopathic granulomatous disease, sinus thrombosis, or aneurysm Gradenigo V, VI Petrous apex Idiopathic inﬂammatory disease Vernet IX, X, XI Jugular foramen Mass lesions Collet-Sicard IX, X, XI, XII Around the occipital condyle Mass lesions Villaret IX, X, XI, XII; sympathetics Around the occipital condyle Mass lesions involving the internal carotid artery 1 Neuroanatomy iii.
Hemifacial spasm—symptoms include irregular, repetitive contractions of the muscles of half of the face (including the platysma) that are induced by voluntary facial movements; often begins in the orbicularis oculi, and spreads to the other facial muscles over time d. 32 i. , tumor, basilar artery aneurysm) or as a complication of a resolving Bell’s palsy ii. treat with antiepileptic drugs (carbamazepine) or surgical decompression Bell’s palsy—there is generally no hyperacusis; loss of the stapedius reﬂex does not cause hyperacusis to normal sounds; principles of neurologic localization do not apply in Bell’s palsy; involvement of the stapedius or GSPN (dry eye) is an indication of greater severity of the lesion, not an indication of location of the lesion; the entire nerve is inﬂamed; the greatest degree of compression seems to be in the labyrinthine segment, where the fallopian canal is the narrowest i.