NeurologyLive® Brain Games: April 16, 2023

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Test your neurology knowledge with NeurologyLive®'s weekly quiz series, featuring questions on a variety of clinical and historical neurology topics. This week's topic is stroke and cerebrovascular disease.

Welcome to NeurologyLive® Brain Games! This weekly quiz series, which goes live every Sunday morning, will feature questions on a variety of clinical and historical neurology topics, written by physicians, clinicians, and experts in the fields of neurological care and advocacy.

Test your mettle each week with 3 questions that cover a variety of aspects in the field of neurology, with a focus on dementia and Alzheimer disease, epilepsy and seizure disorders, headache and migraine, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular disorders, sleep disorders, and stroke and cerebrovascular disease.

This week's questions include the theme of stroke and cerebrovascular disease.

Click here to check out the prior iterations of Brain Games.

Interested in submitting quiz questions? Contact our managing editor, Matt Hoffman, via email: mhoffman@neurologylive.com.

True or false: Cerebrovascular disease is the most common life-threatening neurological event in the United States.


Arteriovenous malformations, or AVMs, are present in only about 1% of the general population. Each hemorrhage caused by an AVM carries a risk of stroke or death of about 15%—what is the percentage risk of these hemorrhages per year?



Although there are several modifiable risk factors for stroke, there are also many which are uncontrollable, including those listed below. Select all of those which are not true.


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