NeurologyLive® Brain Games: March 12, 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 movement disorders.

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 have the theme of movement disorders.

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Interested in submitting quiz questions? Contact our associate editorial director, Matt Hoffman, via email: mhoffman@neurologylive.com.

True or false: Movement disorders can be caused by diminished or slowed voluntary movements or increased involuntary movements, known as hypokinetic and hyperkinetic movements.


Globally, disability and death because of Parkinson disease (PD) are increasing faster than for any other neurological disorder. Global estimates from 2019 suggested that there are how many individuals with PD?


Ataxia can have an acute, subacute, and insidious onset in patients. Acute onset can have rapid progression, particularly when it results from what other scenarios? (Select all that apply.)


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