Midbrain Lesions & Neurotransmitters

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Neurotransmitter Quizzes & Trivia

This lecture is given by Dr. Leo. It is titled neurotransmitters on mediasite but it is really on midbrain lesions. . . Carryon!. . . Wait some of it is neurotransmitters!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Midbrain lesion with paralysis of upward gaze
    • A. 

      Parinaud's syndrome

    • B. 

      Benedikt's syndrome

    • C. 

      Weber's syndrome

  • 2. 
    This syndrome knocks out the red nucleus?
    • A. 

      Parinauds syndrome

    • B. 

      Benedikts syndrome

    • C. 

      Webers syndrome

  • 3. 
    Lesion by the posterior commissure can cause this...
    • A. 

      Paralysis of downward gaze

    • B. 

      Paralysis of upward gaze

    • C. 

      Paralysis of lateral gaze

    • D. 

      Paralysis of medial gaze

  • 4. 
    This midbrain lesion creates a contralateral tremor & ipsilateral 3rd nerve palsy
    • A. 

      Parinauds syndrome

    • B. 

      Benedikts syndrome

    • C. 

      Weber's syndrome

  • 5. 
    This midbrain lesion results in contralateral UMN signs and ipsilateral 3rd nerve palsy
    • A. 

      Parinauds syndrome

    • B. 

      Benedikts syndrome

    • C. 

      Webers syndrome

  • 6. 
    The raphe nucleus produces this
    • A. 

      Epinephrinie

    • B. 

      Norepinephrine

    • C. 

      Serotonin

    • D. 

      Dopamine

  • 7. 
    The locus ceruleus produces
    • A. 

      Epinephrine

    • B. 

      Norepinephrine

    • C. 

      Serotonin

    • D. 

      GABA

  • 8. 
    This drug was initially given as an antihistamine but it was noted to cause depression with correlation of lower serotonin levels
    • A. 

      Iproniazid

    • B. 

      Reserpine

    • C. 

      Imipramine

  • 9. 
    This drug was initially given to pts with TB. It calmed the pts down so they gave it to patients in psych wards. They then noticed that the drug was blocking MAO
    • A. 

      Ipraniazid

    • B. 

      Imipramine

    • C. 

      Reserpine

  • 10. 
    Used as an antihistamine in depressed pts. Noticed that it blocked uptake of norepinephrine
    • A. 

      Ipraniazid

    • B. 

      Imipramine

    • C. 

      Reserpine

  • 11. 
    Depression is due to a lowering of this molecule?
    • A. 

      Norepinephrine

    • B. 

      Epinephrine

    • C. 

      Serotonin

    • D. 

      Dopamine