Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Neuro disorders

Stack #14886

s/sx of withdrawal tremors, autonomic imbalance (N/V), delirium tremors (hallucinations, fever, tachycardia, sweating), sz, disordered perceptions, coma
Pathology: Wernicke Encephalopathy deterioration of brain, changes PAG of 3/4th ventricles; mammillary bodies; thalamus; cbllm
Clinical features of Wernicke Enceph oculomotor disturbance (ptosis, B 6th CN palsy, nsytagmus; ataxia with broad based gait; acute dementia
Korsakoff's psychosis selective memory loss, loss of some past memory, signif loss of recent memory, confabulation
RX of WE thiamine, balance electrolytes, nutrition
Polyneuropathy distal to prox; LE> UE; symmetrical, motor, sensory, reflex changes; related to vit B deficiency; slow / incomplete recovery; severe dysesthesias
Cerebellar degeneration typical motor s/sx affecting trunk/LE; degeneration in ant lob/upper part of vermis; develops in alcoholics w/ severe sensitivity to alcohol
Cerbral Cortical Atrophy cortical atrophy w/ dementia, ventricular enlargement
central pontine myelinolysis demyelination of center of pons
clinical features of Central Pontine Myelinolysis severe ataxia, dysarthria, CN palsy, impairment of consciousness
Excitotoxin theory (ALS) overactivity of glutamate sys. Norm AA --> glutamate, attach to Ca channels
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy chronic degenerative dz involving substantia nigra, locus ceruleus, other loss of cells in BG, BS
clinical features of PSP Parkinsonian bradykinesis/rigidity, loss of vertical gaze, increased DTR's, dysphagia/dysarthria, dystonic neck, mild dementia
Created by: 2rabbits



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards