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1.  In which type of neuron is progressive degeneration occurring with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)?
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2.  Which statement does NOT apply to the pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis?
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3.  Which of the following is characteristic of generalized seizures?
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4.  In which disorders do biochemical abnormalities involving the neurotransmitters in the brain occur? 1. bipolar disorder 2. schizophrenia 3. Huntington’s disease 4. AIDS dementia
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5.  How is the presence of spina bifida diagnosed?
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6.  Which disease is associated with excessive dopamine secretion, decreased gray matter in the temporal lobes, and abnormal hippocampal cells in the brain?
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7.  Which of the following applies to cerebral palsy?
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8.  Which of the following applies to Parkinson’s disease?
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9.  What are the characteristic changes in the brain with Alzheimer’s disease?
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10.  Which of the following are typical characteristics associated with schizophrenia?
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11.  What does the clonic stage of a seizure consist of?
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12.  What characteristic is common to all individuals with cerebral palsy?
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13.  Which of the following are common early signs of multiple sclerosis?
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14.  The best description of a myelomeningocele is:
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15.  Which of the following are common early manifestations of Parkinson’s disease?
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16.  In cases of noncommunicating hydrocephalus, why does excess cerebrospinal fluid accumulate?
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17.  Which of the following is characteristic of multiple sclerosis?
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18.  How would a seizure consisting of bizarre or inappropriate activity be classified?
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19.  Which statement applies to Huntington’s disease? It:
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20.  Which of the following statements does NOT apply to myasthenia gravis?
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21.  All of the following are typical signs of hydrocephalus in the neonate EXCEPT:
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22.  What is the pathophysiologic change in Parkinson’s disease?
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23.  From the following, choose the two events (in correct sequence) that immediately follow the aura during a tonic-clonic event:
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