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Quiz 5 :

Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid

Quiz 5 :

Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid

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A 92-year-old woman is examined by a neurologist after her grandson noticed she "didn't make sense" when she spoke. A neurological examination revealed she was alert and able to speak but when asked questions she continuously repeated: "I put dinner in the television, peaches are pretty flowers." Which of the following brain areas is most likely damaged?
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A 54-year-old man is examined by a neurologist after suffering a stroke. Neurological examination reveals that he has difficulty initiating speech and becomes very frustrated. When he is able to speak it is irregular and disjointed. Which of the following most correctly designates the language deficits experienced by this patient?
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A posterior watershed infarct in one hemisphere would most likely produce which of the following?
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A 54-year-old man is examined by the neurologist after suffering a stroke. Neurological examination reveals that he has difficulty initiating speech and becomes very frustrated. When he is able to speak it is irregular and disjointed. A computed tomographic scan of this patient indicates a hemorrhagic lesion in the cerebral cortex. Which of the following represents the most likely location of this lesion?
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A 92-year-old woman is examined by a neurologist after her grandson noticed she "didn't make sense" when she spoke. A neurological exam revealed she was alert and able to speak but when asked questions she continuously repeated: "I put dinner in the television, peaches are pretty flowers." This patient is most likely suffering from which of the following?
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A patient in a mental institution in 1950 underwent a prefrontal lobotomy. This procedure involved breaking through the roof of the orbit bilaterally and making horizontal sections through the base of the frontal lobes. In addition to changes in behavior, this patient most likely had which of the following?
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Axons from the neurons in the medial and lateral geniculate nuclei terminate mainly in
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A hemorrhage of which of the following arteries is most likely to result in the deficits experienced by this patient?
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