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Cranial Nerve and Peripheral Nerve Disorders , and Brain Tumors

What causes trigeminal neuralgia (Tic Douloureux)? Caused by degeneration of or pressure on the CN V (Trigeminal Nerve)
trigeminal neuralgia (Tic Douloureux) is characterized by what? excruciating, knifelike, or lightinglike shock in the lips, upper or lower gums, cheek, forehead, or side of nose
What are the drugs of choice for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia pain? *Tegretol (Carbamazepine) *Dilantin (Phenytoin) *Depakene (Valproate) *Neurontin (Gabapentin
What may be injected into the peripheral branches of the trigeminal nerve to ease pain? Absolute alchohol
Within 24 hours after a 5th nerve resection, many develop what? herpes simplex of the lips (cold sores)
How may PTs with trigeminal neuralgia (Tic Douloureux) appear because of pain? *Patient may be undernourished and dehydrated *Patient may not have washed, shaved, or combed the hair for some time *Oral hygiene often has been neglected
What is thought to cause Bells Palsy? an inflammatory process involving the facial nerve (VII)
What virus is thought to instigate Bells Palsy? *Herpes simplex virus (HSV) *The reactivation of the HSV causes inflammation, edema, ischemia, and eventual demyelination of the facial nerve VII
What is the most common symptom of Bells Palsy? Unilateral weakness of the facial muscles (inability to wrinkle the forehead, close the eyelid, pucker the lips, or retract the mouth on that side)
What is the first thing to come back in the PT with Bells Palsy? Sense of taste on affected side
What are brain tumors named after? The tissues from which they arise?
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