Pathology Of The Nervous System

28 Questions | Total Attempts: 748

SettingsSettingsSettings
Pathology Of The Nervous System - Quiz

.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is hydrocephalus caused by?
    • A. 

      Obstruction of CSF or blockage of CSF resorption

    • B. 

      Incomplete closure of the fetal neural tube

    • C. 

      Lymphocytic exudate in the subarachnoid space

    • D. 

      Inflammation of the brain parenchyma

  • 2. 
    What is dysraphic disorder caused by?
    • A. 

      Obstruction of CSF or blockage of CSF resorption

    • B. 

      Incomplete closure of the fetal neural tube

    • C. 

      Lymphocytic exudate in the subarachnoid space

    • D. 

      Inflammation of the brain parenchyma

  • 3. 
    What is encephalitis caused by?
    • A. 

      Obstruction of CSF or blockage of CSF resorption

    • B. 

      Incomplete closure of the fetal neural tube

    • C. 

      Lymphocytic exudate in the subarachnoid space

    • D. 

      Inflammation of the brain parenchyma

  • 4. 
    What is viral menigitis caused by?
    • A. 

      Obstruction of CSF or blockage of CSF resorption

    • B. 

      Incomplete closure of the fetal neural tube

    • C. 

      Lymphocytic exudate in the subarachnoid space

    • D. 

      Inflammation of the brain parenchyma

  • 5. 
    This type of hemorrhage develops from a rupture of the middle meningeal artery, often from tearing of a bone spicule.
    • A. 

      Epidural hematoma

    • B. 

      Subdural hematoma

    • C. 

      Subarachnoid hemorrhage

    • D. 

      Intracerebral hemorrhage

  • 6. 
    This type of hemorrhage is caused by ruptured bleeding veins, often after sudden movement of the brain in one direction and dura in another from blunt trauma (e.g. boxers or falling out of bed).
    • A. 

      Epidural hematoma

    • B. 

      Subdural hematoma

    • C. 

      Subarachnoid hemorrhage

    • D. 

      Intracerebral hemorrhage

  • 7. 
    This type of hemorrhage is caused by rupture of congenital (berry aneurysms) often from traumatic contusion.
    • A. 

      Epidural hematoma

    • B. 

      Subdural hematoma

    • C. 

      Subarachnoid hemorrhage

    • D. 

      Intracerebral hemorrhage

  • 8. 
    This type of hemorrhage is common in hematologic diseases such as leukemia. Nontraumatic forms include stroke.
    • A. 

      Epidural hematoma

    • B. 

      Subdural hematoma

    • C. 

      Subarachnoid hemorrhage

    • D. 

      Intracerebral hemorrhage

  • 9. 
    Viral encephalitis presents with widespread lymphocytic infiltrates.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Cerebral abcessses may be cause by viruses or bacteria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following characterizes MS?
    • A. 

      IgG composed of oligoclonal bands

    • B. 

      Deposition of amyloid in neurotic plaques in the walls of cerebral vessels

    • C. 

      Decreased number of dopaminergic neurons in substantia nigra

    • D. 

      Atrophy in the caudate and putamen

  • 12. 
    Which of the following characterizes Alzheimer's?
    • A. 

      IgG composed of oligoclonal bands

    • B. 

      Deposition of amyloid in neurotic plaques in the walls of cerebral vessels

    • C. 

      Decreased number of dopaminergic neurons in substantia nigra

    • D. 

      Atrophy in the caudate and putamen

  • 13. 
    Which of the following characterizes Parkinson's?
    • A. 

      IgG composed of oligoclonal bands

    • B. 

      Deposition of amyloid in neurotic plaques in the walls of cerebral vessels

    • C. 

      Decreased number of dopaminergic neurons in substantia nigra

    • D. 

      Atrophy in the caudate and putamen

  • 14. 
    Which of the following characterizes Huntington's?
    • A. 

      IgG composed of oligoclonal bands

    • B. 

      Deposition of amyloid in neurotic plaques in the walls of cerebral vessels

    • C. 

      Decreased number of dopaminergic neurons in substantia nigra

    • D. 

      Atrophy in the caudate and putamen

  • 15. 
    ALS causes intellect to decline, but speech will remain within normal limits until death.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Lewy bodies and melanin rich neurons are associated with what?
    • A. 

      MS

    • B. 

      Parkinson's

    • C. 

      ALS

    • D. 

      Bacterial meningitis

  • 17. 
    What type of lesions in MS are associated with lymphocytes and macrophages? astrocytes?
    • A. 

      Early; late

    • B. 

      Late; early

    • C. 

      Both late and early are associated with all three of these

  • 18. 
    The first symptoms of Huntington's do not appear before________ and most become incapacitated by 50-60.
  • 19. 
    Regarding CNS neoplasms, 50% of neoplasms are primary and 50% mets, but malignant tumors do not metastasize.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    80% of gliomas are _____.
  • 21. 
    Astrocytomas are _______in adults and _______ in children.
    • A. 

      Solid cerebral; cystic cerebellar

    • B. 

      Solid cerebellar; cystic cerebral

    • C. 

      Cystic cerebellar; solid cerebral

    • D. 

      Cystic cerebral; solid cerebellar

  • 22. 
    Three most common sites for mets to the brain.
    • A. 

      Breast, Lung, Melanoma

    • B. 

      Breast, GI tract, Spine

    • C. 

      Lung, Melanoma, Kidney

    • D. 

      Breast, Lung, GI Tract

  • 23. 
    Which of the following tumors would have a good prognosis? (the other has a poor prognosis)
    • A. 

      Meningioma

    • B. 

      Medulloblatoma

Back to Top Back to top