Polyneuropathy: Introduction

by Carlo Raj, MD

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    The lecture Polyneuropathy: Introduction by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Polyneuropathy. It contains the following chapters:

    • Polyneuropathy
    • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (Guillain-Barre)
    • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
    • Multifocal Motor Neuropathies

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. Neuropathy with leukodystrophy
    2. Acute inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
    3. Multifocal neuropathy
    4. Chronic inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
    5. Paraneoplastic and associated with monoclonal gammopathy
    1. Increased protein without leucocytes.
    2. Increased leucocytes with increased protein.
    3. Decreased glucose with increased proteins.
    4. Increased opening pressure and increased proteins
    5. Increased neutrophils and decreased glucose
    1. Response to steroids
    2. Amount of proteins in the CSF
    3. Amount of leucocytes in the CSF
    4. Nerve conduction studies
    5. Immune-mediated polyneuropathy
    1. Loss of vibration sense and complete absence of reflexes.
    2. Ascending paralysis occurs in the patient.
    3. Rapidly progressing to develop respiratory paralysis.
    4. There is no response to steroids.
    5. Patient presents with low back pain early in the course of the disease.
    1. Anti-GM1 antibodies
    2. Anti-Ro antibodies
    3. Anti-SSA antibodies
    4. Anti-jo1 antibodies
    5. Anti-GM2 antibodies
    1. Loss of vibration sense and complete absence of reflexes
    2. Asymmetric weakness in individual nerve distributions
    3. Sensory nerves are spared
    4. Weakness is out of proportion to atrophy
    5. Positive for Anti-GM1 antibodies

    Author of lecture Polyneuropathy: Introduction

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD

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