DIAG 2740 Chapter 15 Outline

DIAG 2740 Chapter 15 Outline - SCA infarct: PICA and AICA:...

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Chapter 15 Cerebellum plans and coordinates movements Synapses with: Lateral Cerebellum Neocerebellum, cerebrocerebellum Intermediate Cerebellum Archicerebellum, Paleocerebellum, Vermis and Flocculonodular Lobes 3 Cerebellar Inputs Cerebellar Vascular Supply See text for regions supplied Clinical Findings and Localization Ataxia- Dysmetria Dysrhythmia Midline (vermal) lesions cause:
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Lateral cerebellar lesions cause limb ataxia Causes of ataxia: Acute child: Chronic child: Acute adult: Chronic adult: False Locations of Ataxia Testing Appendicular Ataxia Dysmetria Diadochokinesia Postural tremor Action or intention tremor Testing Truncal Ataxia Gait exam Other Findings Muscle tone: Tendon reflexes: Speech abnormalities:
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Cerebellar Artery Infarct Signs and symptoms:
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Unformatted text preview: SCA infarct: PICA and AICA: Cerebellar tumor: Medulloblastoma Signs: Cerebellar Multiple Sclerosis Charcot's triad: 1. 2. 3. What else tells us multiple sclerosis? Chiari Malformation (Arnold Chiari syndrome) What is it? What causes it? What signs and symptoms are caused by it? Friedreichs Ataxia Genetic origin Destroys spinocerebellar tracts Destroys dorsal columns Starts after age 4 Starts with gait unsteadiness Progresses to all extremity ataxia Loss of DTR (+) Babinski Wasting of intrinsic foot muscles results in clawing of feet Severe kyphoscoliosis may lead to constrictive lung disease Congestive heart failure Other: optic atrophy, nystagmus, paresthesia, tremor, hearing loss, vertigo,...
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course DIAG 2740 taught by Professor Markamos during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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