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The Human Brain

Biology

Quiz 4 :

Meningeal Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord

Quiz 4 :

Meningeal Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord

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While visiting his 79-year-old mother, her son noticed that she had developed a wide-based and unsteady gait. In which of the following structures is a lesion most likely located?
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D

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The vestibular system connects to the cerebellum through fibers that primarily travel in which of the following?
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B

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A magnetic resonance image of a 36-year-old woman involved in a motor vehicle collision indicates a lesion in the flocculonodular lobe. Which of the following deficits is this patient likely to exhibit?
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E

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A physician orders a computed tomographic scan for a 42-year-old man after he is admitted to the emergency department with nausea, vomiting, and a headache that has progressively worsened throughout the day. A hemorrhagic lesion is revealed in the superior half of the cerebellum. Which of the following blood vessels primarily supplies this area of the cerebellum?
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A 59-year-old retired Air Force captain with a history of alcohol abuse is examined by a neurologist after waking up with nausea, vomiting, and a feeling of unsteadiness. During the examination the man exhibits dysmetria in heel-to-shin and finger-to-nose testing on the right and falls to the right as he attempts to stand. Which of the following most specifically describes the patient's dysmetria during the finger-to-nose and heel-to-shin maneuvers?
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In which of the following is a lesion most likely located?
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The deep cerebellar nuclei primarily receive their input from which of the following?
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A 39-year-old woman has difficulty rapidly supinating and pronating her hand. This deficit most characteristically describes which of the following?
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