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Fasiculations on the tongue can indicate what disease?
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Which peripheral nerve is test by moving the extensor hallux longus (big toe)?
L5
What is the most common site of origin for brain metastasis?
lung
What form of cancer has the highest affinity for brain metastasis?
melanoma
What form of cancer most commonly metastasizes to the bone?
prostate cancer
What are different ways to classify tumors of the spinal cord?
• intradural vs. extradural
• intramedullary (inside the cord) vs. extramedullary (outside the cord)
Are meningiomas benign or malignant?
benign
What disease most commonly causes hemorrhagic stroke?
hypertension
What are the different surgical techniques to treat an aneurysm?
• Clipping
• Coiling
What do you see on an MRI of a patient with multiple sclerosis?
periventricular bright spots
What are different ways to classify tumors of the spinal cord?
• intradural vs. extradural
• intramedullary (inside the cord) vs. extramedullary (outside the cord)
Are meningiomas benign or malignant?
benign
What disease most commonly causes hemorrhagic stroke?
hypertension
What are the different surgical techniques to treat an aneurysm?
• Clipping
• Coiling
What do you see on an MRI of a patient with multiple sclerosis?
periventricular bright spots