Nervous System 3
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Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the brain.
Gradual and progressive mental deterioration (dementia), personality changes, and impairment of daily function.
Chronic brain disorder marked by seizure.
Destruction of the myelin sheath.
Paralysis (partial or complete loss of motor function)
Degeneration of neurons in the basal ganglion, occurring in the later life and leading to tremors, weakness of muscles and slowness of movement.
Involuntary, spasmodic, twitching movements; uncontrollable vocal sounds; and inappropriate words.
herpes zoster (shingles)
Viral infection affecting peripheral nerves.
Inflammation of the meninges.
human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
brain disease and dementia occurring with AIDS.
Abnormal growth of brain tissue and meninges.
Clears in 24 hours; type of traumatic brain injury caused by a blow to the head.
Bruising of brain tissue as a result of direct trauma to the head.
cerebro vascular accident (CVA)
- Disruption in the normal blood supply to the brain; stroke.
- CVA -> stroke -> infarction (necrosis) -> stroke TIA
Severe recurring, unilateral, vascular headache.
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