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most common artery in stroke
middle cerebral artery
parkinsons disease symptoms
tremor ,akathesia (cruel restlesness), bradykinesia, mask face, cognitive impairment
bradykinesia
slow movement and speech
how many with pd will develop dementia
50%
cause of PD
degeneration of dopamine cells in the substantia nigra (located in basal ganglia)
huntington's chorea early symptoms
depression, apathy, forgetfulness, fidgiting 40 y;o
all have affective cognitive and motor symptoms
huntington's chorea late stage
athetosis (slow writhing movements) chorea (rapid jerky movements)
possible cause of HC
hereditary related to GABA and glutamate abnormalities in BG and cortex.
achromatopsia
partial or complete color blindness due to litle or no function of the cone cells or damage to occipitotemporal area
akathesia
inability to sit or stnad still uncomfortable sense of res;ltessness
akinesia
complete or almost complete loss of movement; damage related to basal ganglia
anomia
inability to recall names of objects
anosognosia
failure to recognize one's own neuriologcial symptoms
apraxia
inability to carry out purposeful movements despite normal muscle power and control
asomatognosia
inabiliity to recognize parts of your body
ataxia
incoordination clumsiness lack of balance
athetosis
slow writhing involuntary movements
bradykinesia
slowness of movement
chorea
iregular involuntary jerky movements
dykinesia
abnormal muscle movement including twwitchy jerky and wrtihin movements
dysprosody
disturbanc e in the stress pitch and rhtym of speech
hyperkinesis
excessive movement
paresthesia
altered sensation in skin that causes numbness or tingling
tradive dyskinesia
repetitive oral and facial grimaces, tongue movements, spasms of neck and head