Flashcards in Nervous System diseases-Hypersensitivity Deck (94)
Form of headache and is the primary disorder of the brain caused by dysfunction of brainstem papthway.
Cause of migraine
The most common demyelinating disease
A demyelinating disease of the CNS due to damage of white mater.
Most common affected nerve in multiple sclerosis
a relative afferent pupillary defect indicating a decreased pupillary response to light in the affected eye
Multiple sclerosis triad
A demyelinatingdisease of PNS in which myelin sheath of neurons is damaged
Most common complication after parotidectomy due to damaged of auriculotempora nerve
Other name for Frey syndrome
Sign of frey syndrome
Sweating while eating on the temporal area
characterized by rapid degeneration of motor neurons in the spinal cord
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Pathognomonic sign of Amyotropic Lateral sclerosis
Appearance of the face in anxiety reaction
The most common cause of dementia due to degeneration of neurons in the brain.
The most common affected part of the brain in alzhaimer's disease is
Characterized by degeneration of neurons in the basal ganglia leading to deficiency in dopamine in CNS
Histologic finding in Parkinson's disease
Lewy bodies in substancia nigra
Treatment of Parkinson's disease
L-dopa with carbidopa
Complication in taking medicines for Parkinson's disease
Disease that cuases dementia characterized by the degeneration of striatal neurons, affecting cortical and basal ganglia function.
Disease due to an infacrt of the parts of the brain
Other name for stroke
Signs and symptoms of stroke
Sudden paralysis and numbness of the body (contralateral)
What is the most common structure involved in stroke?
Middle cerebral artery
Other name for middle cerebral artery
What is the origin of stroke?
Deep vein thrombosis
Types of hypersensitivity reactions