Optic nerve

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  • Neuroanatomy Assignment

    Student Name: Lucy Yarnold Topic: Neuroanatomy Paper Title: Jeuring, R., Van Driessche, K., Bosseler, L., Devries, C., Vanhaesebrouck, A., Gielen, I., Oevermann, A. and Chiers, K. (2012) 'Intracranial oligodendroglioma with optic nerve infiltration in a Labrador retriever '13, Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 81(5), 298-302. [4] Clinical condition and description of presentation: A Labrador retriever was presented with complaints of behavioural changes, starting 4 weeks previously. These included frequent urination around the house, hostile or non-existent reaction to the owner’s calls and decreased ability to see. Along with blindness in the left eye, shown by the lack of menace response a reduced mental status was seen on clinical examination.…

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  • Glaucoma Risk Factors

    Glaucoma is a physical aspect of increased pressure on the optic nerve, which transfers to the brain, identifies it. The pressure could cause the damage for a foundation of vision loss. There is no exact know cause of the increased pressure other than genetics, rather than a combination of factors that could lead to early onset or risk for aggressive progression of the disease (Cascella, Strafella, Germani, Novelli, Ricci, Zampatti and Giardina, 2015). There are theories of risk factors that can…

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  • Lamina Cribrosa Essay

    INTRODUCTION The lamina cribrosa (LC) within the scleral canal in the optic nerve head (ONH) is thought to be the primary site of axonal insult in glaucoma.1-3 It is of interest in glaucoma to understand the anatomy of the LC and surrounding tissues and how they change with aging and disease. LC has been investigated using a variety of methods, including histologic section,4,5 detergent digestion of surrounding tissues6,7 and finite element modeling.8,9 In human glaucomatous eyes, LC…

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  • Plaquenil Research Paper

    flashes, missing or blacked out areas of vision), and muscle weakness (Cunha, n.d.). Ciliary Body Reactions. This reaction is based on the amount of medication that the patient has taken, but there is therapy to stop the damage. (Food and Drug Administration, 2006.) Corneal Reactions. The reactions affecting the corneal changes will be accompanied by blurred vision and photophobia. Therapy will help the cornea, and deposits may disappear as early as three weeks after the first treatment (Food…

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  • Organ System And Nervous System

    separate functions and organs and also have their own fair share of problems. The muscular system composes of the tissues and organs that are used to exert a force, whether under voluntary or involuntary control. Muscles are composed of long, slender cells called fibers, and these fibers come in bundles with very few or countless amounts per bundle. Muscles move by either contracting or extending, which is directed by nerve impulses sent from the central nervous system. There are three main…

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  • Guillain Barre Research Paper

    Only 1 in 100,000 people have to experience this scarce syndrome; Guillain Barre could possibly temporary have a serious affliction on the individual’s life, some of which we have heard of. Take Franklin D. Roosevelt for example, he suffered from Guillain Barre or also commonly known as “GBS” experienced a fight with this nerve damaging infection. GBS progressively starts to own a person’s life, being educated about this disease, the symptoms and effects, and the treatments will be beneficial. …

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  • Class Observation Essay

    know that as we age our age of motion will decrease, but it can be up to 30% as we reach our senior years. Over the year’s muscle will begin to shorten thus losing their elasticity. For seniors maintain a quality of life stretching needs to be a part of their life. Stretching can increase their joint range of motions, making daily tasks a bit easier to complete. There is no set time of schedule of when stretches should be done, but seniors should aim for 3 days a week, performing each stretch…

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  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    A nerve cell is also called a motor neuron, which is made from a cell body, an axon and axon terminals. The cell body contains a nucleus and dendrites that receive the signals and send it down the axon that is covered in myelin sheath. The axon terminals are connected to the muscles creating a neuromuscular junction. This is where the signal is relayed to the muscle. There are two groups of motor neurons: upper and lower. Upper motor neurons are those found in the brain and lower motor neurons…

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  • Smoking Makes People Smoke Research Paper

    The principal effect that make people continue smoking is that the drug excites neural activity and speed body functions. In other words, it makes the body feel good every time he/she smokes because the drug (cigarettes) helps keep motivated the body and feel energetic throughout the year. That is why it is really difficult a person stops smoking. Although, at the same time the drug is killing nerve cells in the brain because it has strong toxins that it can damage the nerve cells and kill them.…

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  • Electro Diagnostic Testing Essay

    Nerves and muscles in the body send electrical signals throughout the body- sending and receiving messages to the brain. Electro diagnostic testing helps the doctor to get a better understanding of how those electrical signals are functioning in the body. There are two types of electro diagnostic testing; Electromyography, more commonly known as an EMG, and Nerve Conduction Studies, or NCS. An EMG allows the doctor to monitor and understand the electrical action that takes place within the body.…

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