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    MCQs : Diseases of the Nervous System

    Question 1
    Over a period of several months, this 29 year old woman developed progressive ataxia and dementia. The most likely problem that would cause the abnormality illustrated in the patient's brain and would account for the patient's symptoms is:


    a. aneurysm of middle cerebral artery
    b. atrophy of caudate nuclei
    c. cortical neurofibrillary tangles
    d. slow and progressive compression of the aqueduct of Sylvius

    [HIDE]The correct answer is: d [/HIDE]


    Question 2

    A 40 year-old man with a history of headaches suddenly develops a severe headache, followed in 8 hours by deepening coma and death.

    The best diagnosis is:





    a. astrocytoma
    b. hemorrhage from an arteriovenous malformation
    c. hypertensive bleed
    d. acute meningitis

    [HIDE]The correct answer is: b [/HIDE]


    Question 3

    The deformity illustrated in this picuture is usually associated with a/an


    a. neural tube defect
    b. maldevelopment of lymphatics
    c. intrauterine infection
    d. blood group incompatibility

    [HIDE]The correct answer is: a [/HIDE]


    Question 4

    The following picture is from the autopsy of a 38 year old man who developed endocarditis. Based on this photograph, the best diagnosis is



    a. abscess
    b. glioblastoma multiforme
    c. low-grade glioma
    d. old infarct

    [HIDE]The correct answer is: a [/HIDE]


    Question 5


    The problem responsible for the lesion seen in this photograph is


    a. tooth decay
    b. lenticulostriate hemorrhage
    c. complete occlusion of the middle cerebral artery
    d. lung cancer

    [HIDE]The correct answer is: b [/HIDE]


    Question 6

    The following picture shows sections of two differnt brainstems. The person with the one on the right would likely have manifest

    a. coma
    b. right sided hemiparesis
    c. a pill rolling tremor
    d. cortical blindness

    [HIDE]The correct answer is: c [/HIDE]


    Question 7

    The following two photographs are from autopsy findings of a 61 year old industrial worker with a long history of formalin exposure. The best diagnosis is


    a. astrocytoma
    b. medulloblastoma
    c. metastatic carcinoma
    d. meningioma

    [HIDE]The correct answer is: d [/HIDE]



    Question 8


    The person who died with this lesion had developed features of hypothyroidism and adrenal failure. The best diagnosis baised on the photograph is


    a. meningioma
    b. craniopharyngioma
    c. ependymoma
    d. medulloblastoma

    [HIDE]The correct answer is: b [/HIDE]


    Question 9

    The person who died with this lesion had complained of severe headaches for several weeks, and her friends had noted personality changes. Baised on the two photographs, the best diagnosis is

    a. abscess
    b. granuloma
    c. glioblastoma multiforme
    d. meningioma

    [HIDE]The correct answer is: c [/HIDE]


    Question 10

    A disease characterized clinically by lesions distributed in space and time and anatomically by widespread patches of demyelination is

    a. CNS syphilis
    b. multiple sclerosis
    c. poliomyelitis
    d. amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    [HIDE]
    The correct answer is: b
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    Quote Originally Posted by trimurtulu View Post
    MCQs : Diseases of the Nervous System

    Question 1
    Over a period of several months, this 29 year old woman developed progressive ataxia and dementia. The most likely problem that would cause the abnormality illustrated in the patient's brain and would account for the patient's symptoms is:





    hidden content may not be quoted


    Question 2

    A 40 year-old man with a history of headaches suddenly develops a severe headache, followed in 8 hours by deepening coma and death.

    The best diagnosis is:








    hidden content may not be quoted


    Question 3

    The deformity illustrated in this picuture is usually associated with a/an





    hidden content may not be quoted


    Question 4

    The following picture is from the autopsy of a 38 year old man who developed endocarditis. Based on this photograph, the best diagnosis is






    hidden content may not be quoted


    Question 5


    The problem responsible for the lesion seen in this photograph is





    hidden content may not be quoted


    Question 6

    The following picture shows sections of two differnt brainstems. The person with the one on the right would likely have manifest




    hidden content may not be quoted


    Question 7

    The following two photographs are from autopsy findings of a 61 year old industrial worker with a long history of formalin exposure. The best diagnosis is





    hidden content may not be quoted


    Question 8


    The person who died with this lesion had developed features of hypothyroidism and adrenal failure. The best diagnosis baised on the photograph is





    hidden content may not be quoted


    Question 9

    The person who died with this lesion had complained of severe headaches for several weeks, and her friends had noted personality changes. Baised on the two photographs, the best diagnosis is




    hidden content may not be quoted


    Question 10

    A disease characterized clinically by lesions distributed in space and time and anatomically by widespread patches of demyelination is



    hidden content may not be quoted

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