NeurologyLive® Brain Games: November 26, 2023


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 general neurology.

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 general neurology.

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A patient presents with asymmetric weakness, fasciculations, and hyperreflexia in the limbs, and nerve conduction assessments reveal that the patient has widespread denervation and fibrillation potentials. What is the most likely diagnosis?

A patient presents with episodic throbbing headaches associated with nausea, photophobia, and phonophobia. During the attacks, the patient experiences visual disturbances described as shimmering zigzag lines. What type of headache is most likely occurring?

A patient presents with sudden-onset vertigo, nausea, vomiting, and nystagmus that lasts for several hours. Dix-Hallpike maneuver elicits vertigo and nystagmus. What is the most likely diagnosis?

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