NeurologyLive® Brain Games: October 22, 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 rare and genetic neurological 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 include the theme of rare and genetic neurological disorders.

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Which rare genetic disorder, caused by a mutation in the NPC1 or NPC2 gene, results in impaired intracellular lipid trafficking, leading to the accumulation of cholesterol and glycosphingolipids in various organs, including the brain?

Which autosomal dominant genetic disorder is characterized by progressive cerebellar ataxia, oculomotor apraxia, and telangiectasias, and is associated with an increased risk of cancer?

Which rare genetic disorder, resulting from mutations in the CHD7 gene, is characterized by craniofacial abnormalities, hearing loss, and olfactory deficits, and is often associated with hypothalamic dysfunction and developmental delay?

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