Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry

Describe the functional neuro-anatomy underlying the following neurological deficits a) Visual fields – homonymous hemianopia, bi-temporal hemianopia; b) Pupils – relative afferent pupillary defect; c) Eye movements – oculomotor, trochlear and abducens palsies, internuclear ophthalmoplegia; d) Facial expression – forehead sparing, upper motor neuron facial palsy; e) Bulbar palsy – dysphonia, dysphagia, aspiration; f) Patterns of motor loss – monoparesis, hemiparesis, quadraparesis, paraparesis, differences between upper and lower motor neuron weakness; g) Patterns of sensory loss – peripheral neuropathy, hemi-anaesthesia, sensory level, Brown-Séquard Syndrome; h) Cauda equina syndrome.


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