SCID 251 - Quiz L1 -concept Of The Neurological Examination

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SCID 251 - Quiz L1 -concept Of The Neurological Examination

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Examination of a patient revealed reduced pinprick and temperature sensation on the right side of the face, and the left side of the body. Where is the most likely location of the lesion?
    • A. 

      Right parietal cortex

    • B. 

      Right internal capsule

    • C. 

      Right side of the medulla

    • D. 

      Right ventral posterior nucleus of the thalamus

    • E. 

      Left ventral posterior nucleus of the thalamus

  • 2. 
    A patient was brought to the hospital by his wife. On examination, he seemed unable to understand the questions that the doctor posed to him. Where is the most likely location of the lesion?
    • A. 

      Pons

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • D. 

      Basal ganglia

    • E. 

      Cerebral hemisphere

  • 3. 
    A patient noted that all the muscle on the left side of her face seemed to be paralyzed. Sensation was normal excepting an inability to taste on the left side of her tongue. Where is the most likely location of the lesion?
    • A. 

      Supratentorial, right side

    • B. 

      Supratentorial, left side

    • C. 

      Posterior fossa, right side

    • D. 

      Posterior fossa, left side

    • E. 

      Spinal, left side

  • 4. 
    A patient with a disease of myelin in the central nervous system presented with loss of vision in both eyes. Where is the most likely location of the lesion?
    • A. 

      Supratentorial

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Spinal cord

    • D. 

      Midbrain

    • E. 

      Pons

  • 5. 
    A patient presented with abnormal ocular movements and papillary dilatation of the right eye. Where is the most likely location of the lesion?
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Midbrain

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

    • D. 

      Pons

    • E. 

      Occipital lobe

  • 6. 
    A patient is evaluated for his ocular movements. Which brain level/structure is being evaluated?
    • A. 

      Midbrain and pons

    • B. 

      Medulla

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Occipital lobe

    • E. 

      Pineal gland

  • 7. 
    A patient is evaluated for his muscles of facial expression? Which brain level/structure is being evaluated?
    • A. 

      Midbrain

    • B. 

      Pons

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Diencephalon

    • E. 

      Cerebellum

  • 8. 
    A patient is evaluated for the pupillary light reflex? Which brain level/structure is being evaluated?
    • A. 

      Pons

    • B. 

      Midbrain

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Occipital lobe

    • E. 

      Pineal gland

  • 9. 
    Which of the following regulates the muscle tone?
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Descending motor pathways

    • C. 

      Spinal reflex circuits

    • D. 

      All of the above

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