Pathophysiology

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melmoon
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Pathophysiology
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2012-03-20 18:13:48
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  1. The most common brain disorder is:
    Cerebrovascular accidents
  2. Trigeminal neuralgia arises from the irritation of which cranial nerve?
    Fifth (V)
  3. The progressive destruction of the myelin sheaths of the neurons in the CNS accompanied by proliferation of astrocytes is a condition referred to as:
    Multiple sclerosis
  4. The study of tumors is called:
    Oncology
  5. A cancerous growth is said to be:
    Malignant
  6. An abnormal increase in the number of cells is called:
    Hyperplasia
  7. The spread of cancerous cells to other parts of the body is referred to as:
    Metastasis
  8. Thrombosed veins within the rectum & anus are referred to as:
    Hemorrhoids
  9. Graves' disease is characterized by:
    Hyperthyroidism
  10. An inherited CNS disease that involves degeneration of the CNS is:
    Tay-Sachs
  11. Memory impairments result from lesions in the:
    Limbic system
  12. The abnormal growth of endometrium on the outside of the uterus is termed:
    Endometriosis
  13. The benign tumor that damages the mastoid air cells & ossicles of the ear is:
    Cholesteatoma
  14. What condition affects the medulla of the adrenal gland & causes the overproduction of adrenaline?
    Pheochromocytoma
  15. A type of uterine fibroid that can cause menorrhagia & increases fertility is:
    Leiomyoma

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