QUIZ- Spinal cord

It was necessary to get spinal fluid from 45-years old patient with suspision of inflammation of meninges. Exploratory puncture between arch of lumbar vertebra (L3-L4) was done. Which ligament should needle penetrate during the puncture?

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Central part of sympatic nervous system was impaired because of tumor. Where pathological process is located?

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A 54-years old patient has got trauma of proper nuclei of posterior horns of spinal cord. What type of sensibility will not be noticed?

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A patient has involuntary movements and disturbances of tone of muscles of trunk. Which conductive tract of spinal cord was impaired?

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Differential diagnostics of spinal fluid is performed in order to diagnose meningitis. Where is it safe to perform puncture

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34- years old man with spinal cord injury was taken to the hospital. X-ray showed fracture of 11 thoracic vertebra. What segment of spinal cord was injured?

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A patient is unable to contract the muscles of the neck after the injury of cervical part of vertebral column. What conductive tract is responsible for innervation of skeletal muscle?

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Gray matter of spinal cord was impaired as a result of compression by a tumor. Which nucleus is in posterior horn of spinal cord?

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A patient had lost ability to react to pain and themperature stimuli as a result of tumor growth in lateral funiculus of spinal cord. Which conductive tract is responsible for conduction of information about pain?

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A man has a trauma as a result of car accident. Posterior columns of gray matter of spinal cord are impaired. Which function might be lost?

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How many meninges does spinal cord have?

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Spinal cord extends from the …?

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What is the lower limit of the spinal cord?

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14. Where is conus medullaris?

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How many sensory nerve rootlets are going from one segment of the spinal cord?

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How many pairs of spinal nerves cauda equina contain?

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Where is the cervical enlargement located?

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Where is the lumbar enlargement located?

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Where is lower motor neuron of the corticospinal tract located?

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Select ascending tracts:

Please select 2 correct answers

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How many synapses does knee reflex has?

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Where is substantia gelatinosa located?

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What are the afferents of the nucleus proprius?

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What are the structures that attach to the arachnoid mater and suspend the spinal cord in the vertebral canal?

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What is the name of the groove in the ventral side of the spinal cord?

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The dorsal root ganglia consist of …

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Where are lateral horns present?

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What is the innermost layer of the connective tissue that surrounds the vertebral canal and protects the spinal cord?

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Dorsal roots consist of …

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Ventral roots consist of …

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Which layer of the trilaminar disc gives rise to the nervous system?

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Which term describes the formation of the neural tube?

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What is critical to patterning the development, but does not contribute to the final nervous system?

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Which structure is responsible for inducing differentiation of ectoderm to neuroectoderm?

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