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2 I hope you find this file helpful for student preparation for the Neurology Shelf Exam. The audio for the last 9 slides will be completed shortly, however for your information, the slides present topics I discuss with students during the shelf review session. Sincerely, Heather Anderson, MD Director, Neurology Clerkship Associate Professor of Neurology

3 Neuro-ophthalmology Optic neuritis –Afferent pupillary defect Amarosis fugax Amblyopia Diplopia Ptosis

4 Other Cranial Nerve Disorders Bulbar weakness Facial pain Facial palsy

5 Vertigo Meniere’s Benign positional vertigo Labyrinthitis Aminoglycoside-induced neurotoxicity Cerebellar hemorrhage Vertebrobasilar TIA

6 Seizures DDx for causes of seizures –Metabolic –Drug-induced –Structural Developmental Tumor, abscess, etc. Trauma, previous stroke, other injury

7 Multiple Sclerosis Demographics Diagnostic features of MS INO Transverse myelitis

8 Parkinson’s Plus Syndromes Progressive supranuclear palsy Lewy body dementia Corticobasal degeneration Multiple system atrophy

9 Other Movement Disorders Opisthotonos

10 Toxins Organophosphate poisoning Anticholinergic syndrome Toxicity Carbon monoxide poisoning Medication side effects

11 Conversion Disorder Discussion of features characteristic of –Pseudoseizures (non-epileptic events) –Pseudocoma –Pseudoweakness –Etc.

12 Meningitis Diagnosis Treatment Etiologies


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