SCID 251 - Quiz L5 -csf And Ventricular System

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SCID 251 - Quiz L5 -csf And Ventricular System

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following areas is most commonly site used to draw a sample of the cerebrospinal fluid?
    • A. 

      Lumbar cistern

    • B. 

      Superior cistern

    • C. 

      Third ventricle

    • D. 

      Lateral ventricle

    • E. 

      Cisterna magna

  • 2. 
    From the picture, where is the most likely site of the obstruction?
    • A. 

      Foramen of Monro

    • B. 

      Third ventricle

    • C. 

      Cerebral aqueduct

    • D. 

      Fourth ventrcle

    • E. 

      Foramen of Magendie

  • 3. 
    A sample of CSF obtained from LP showed a xanthochromic appearance. What is the most likely diagnosis
    • A. 

      Epidural hemorrahge

    • B. 

      Subdural hemorrhage

    • C. 

      Subarachnoid hemorrhage

    • D. 

      Intracerebral hemorrhage

    • E. 

      Traumatic tapping

  • 4. 
    From the picture, where is the site of obstruction?
    • A. 

      Cerebral aqueduct

    • B. 

      Right foramen of Monro

    • C. 

      Left foramen of Luschka

    • D. 

      Third ventricle

    • E. 

      Fourth ventricle

  • 5. 
    A patient presented with subacute headache and fever. Examination showed positive stiffneck and Kernig sign. Where is the most likely site of the disease?
    • A. 

      Occipital lobe

    • B. 

      Basilar artery

    • C. 

      Cervical spine

    • D. 

      Meninges

    • E. 

      Vertebral artery

  • 6. 
    A CSF profile shows WBC 6 cell/ml, protein 55 mg/dL, glucose 30 mg/dL. Is this CSF profile normal or abnormal?
    • A. 

      Normal

    • B. 

      Abnormal

  • 7. 
    Some pyrogens can enter the brain tissue and cause fever. Where is the most likely site of entry for these pyrogens?
    • A. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • B. 

      Interthamaic adhesion

    • C. 

      Lamina terminalis

    • D. 

      Posterior commissure

    • E. 

      Stria terminalis

  • 8. 
    A patient had a brain tumor. He began to develop visual blurring and had other symptoms of increased intracranial pressure. What would be the most likely sign that you can examine and find in the visual examination?
    • A. 

      Total blindness

    • B. 

      Enlarged blind spot

    • C. 

      Superior temporal field defect

    • D. 

      Inferior temporal field dfect

    • E. 

      Superior nasal field defect

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