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Sample QuestionA 55-year old male was admitted to the hospital after suffering from a stroke. He later succumbed. The diagram below represents a cross section from his lower pons obtained at autopsy. The dark shaded area presents a lesion resulting from an embolus in which artery?
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Sample QuestionA baby with pupillar dilation, visual disturbances, difficulty breathing, and enlarged head is diagnosed with Dandy-Walker syndrome. What is underlying possible mechanism of his disease?
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Sample QuestionSpinal tap is contraindicated in patients with
Central nervous system disorders are a group of neurological disorders that affect the structure or function of the brain or spinal cord. Degenerative brain diseases have an enormous impact on our aging society. Take this...
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Sample QuestionWhich of the following statements correctly pair the drugs used in parkinsonism with their appropriate mechanism of action? (Check all that apply)
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Sample QuestionAll of the following arise from more than one arch except:
CNS drugs, anti-bacterials, anti-virals, anti-fungals, HIV
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Sample QuestionWhich of the below serum salicylate levels would indicate a therapeutic range?
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Sample QuestionA 37-year-old man who is HIV-1-positive has had increasing memory problems for the past year. He is depressed. During the past 3 months, he has had increasing problems with motor function and is now unable to stand or walk. For the past 3 days, he has had fever, cough, and dyspnea. A bronchoalveolar lavage shows cysts of Pneumocystis jiroveci. MRI of the brain shows diffuse cerebral atrophy; no focal lesions are identified. On microscopic examination of the brain, which of the following findings is most likely to be present?