Section 6: Neurologic Disorders
When evaluating a spinal lesion near a bone, the best imaging choice would be which of the following?
A. Computed tomography (CT)
B. Computed tomography angiography (CTA)
C. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
D. Single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)
Lumbar puncture is useful in the diagnosis of which of the following?
Which of the following is a component of the neurologic examination?
You are presented with the following cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) results: red blood cells = 400/mm3 (400 × 106/L), white blood cells = 0/mm3 (0 × 106/L), protein = 200 mg/dL (2.0 g/L), and xanthochromia. Which of the following is the best interpretation?
D. Subarachnoid hemorrhage
A patient presents with bilateral leg weakness, difficulty urinating, and numbness from the waist down. Which of the following is the best imaging technique to localize the lesion?
A. Functional MRI of the spine
D. SPECT scan of the head
Elements of the pediatric neurologic history may include which of the following:
A. (EEG) Electroencephalography
B. Evaluation of developmental milestones
C. Evaluation of respiratory symptoms
D. Measurement of waist girth