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  • Concepts of choreoathetosis and ballismus originating in the basal nuclei
  • The septum pellucidum
  • Insula location and function
  • Lesions to FEF, dominant angular gyrus, somesthetic association area, V2, A2
  • Claustrum anatomy and function
  • Betz cells and variation in neocortical structure
  • Histology of the cortex: Betz, stellate, fusiform, horizontal, Martinotti, radial, tangetiall, bands of Baillarger and pyramidal cells.
  • Cerebral cortical potentials

NUNC2

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Question 1
A patient with paroxysmal flinging of the upper limb is likely to have had an infarct to which specific territory?
A
Ipsilateral putamen
B
Contralateral putamen
C
Ipsilateral subthalamic nucleus
D
Contralateral subthalamic nucleus
E
Contralateral caudate head
Question 2
A sudden fast "springing" movement of the digits is best described neurologically as
A
Athetosis
B
Choreoathetosis
C
Chorea
D
St. Vitus dance
E
Dystonia
Question 3
The superior, inferior border of the septum pellucidum is which of the following respectively?
A
Fornix, anterior thalamic nucleus
B
Corpus callosum, fimbriae
C
Corpus callosum, fornix
D
Corpus callosum, hypothalamus
E
Corpus callosum, uncus
Question 4
Which of the following would transiently appear cavitated on axial CT head in a 7 year-old?
A
Cingulate sulcus
B
Septum pellucidum
C
Tela choroidea
D
Medullary aqueduct
E
Lateral ventricle
Question 5
Which of the following does not border the insular cortex?
A
Frontal operculum
B
Parietal operculum
C
Temporal operculum
D
Occipital operculum
E
Hesch's gyrus
Question 6
There is a specific traumatic lesion to the region highlighted in the superior frontal gyrus.  What would the supposed deficit be?
A
Bilateral conjugate deviation from the lesion side
B
Bilateral conjugate deviation toward the lesion side
C
Unilateral conjugate deviation toward the lesion
D
Unilateral conjugate deviation away from the lesion
E
None of the above
Question 7
See the previous question What is the Brodmann area of this structure?
A
BA6
B
BA7
C
BA8
D
BA9
E
BA10
Question 8
The patient in question is right handed. What is the most likely consequence of lesion immediately posterior to the superior portion of BA2 on the left hemisphere?
A
Ideomotor apraxia
B
Astereognosis
C
Depth perception loss
D
Hemispatial neglect
E
Dyscalculi
Question 9
Of the axial MR head, which of the following is not true?
A
the globus pallidus internus inhibits the thalamocortical tract classically
B
The insula lies medial to the extreme capsule
C
The extreme capsule lies lateral to the putamen
D
The caudate head abuts into the lateral ventricles
E
The thalamus is lies laterally to the internal capsule
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