Neurologic And Neuromuscular Disorders

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Neurologic And Neuromuscular Disorders

Quick quiz on MS, MG, Alz, and Parkinsonism disease processes


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not one of the characteristic three symptoms of Parkinson's Disease?
    • A. 

      Bradykinesia

    • B. 

      Diplopia

    • C. 

      Tremors

    • D. 

      Rigidity

  • 2. 
    Which two neurotransmitters play a role in the etiology of Parkison's Disease?
    • A. 

      Dopamine, Serotonin

    • B. 

      Dopamine, Acetylcholine

    • C. 

      Dopamine, Norepinephrine

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the etiology of Alzheimer's Disease?
    • A. 

      Degeneration of the cholinergic neuron

    • B. 

      Excessive Acetylcholine

    • C. 

      Presence of neurofibrillary tangles in neurons

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is an autoimmune disease caused by lack of acetylcholine receptor sites?
    • A. 

      Myasthenia Gravis

    • B. 

      Multiple Sclerosis

    • C. 

      Schizophrenia

  • 5. 
    What is the primary characteristic of Myasthenia Gravis?
    • A. 

      Dysphagia

    • B. 

      Weak respiratory muscles

    • C. 

      Weak skeletal muscles

  • 6. 
    What is a myasthenic crisis in patients with Myasthenia Gravis?
    • A. 

      Generalized muscular weakness

    • B. 

      Overdosing of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors

    • C. 

      Involuntary muscle twitching

  • 7. 
    What is the pathophysiology of Multiple Sclerosis?
    • A. 

      Attacks myelin sheath of nerve fibers leaving neuritic plaques

    • B. 

      Lack of nerve impulses at the myoneural junction

    • C. 

      Neurotrasmitter imbalance leads to decreased nerve impulses

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not a stage of Multiple Sclerosis?
    • A. 

      Acute Attack

    • B. 

      Remission-Exacerbation

    • C. 

      Chronic progressive

    • D. 

      Chronic Attack

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