Austin Block 2


A 25 year old male is brought to the Emergency Department by ambulance after a car accident. He was alert at the scene of the accident but is unconscious on arrival. His left pupil is dilated. The most likely diagnosis is:


The function of the second cranial nerve can be tested by all of the following except:


Clinical signs found with compression of the S1 nerve root include:


Facial nerve paralysis is demonstrated by:


All of the following statements about the carpal tunnel syndrome are true except:


The skin at the tip of the index finger is supplied by the:


Which of the following pairs of spinal nerves supplies adjacent dermatomes on the trunk:


Which of the following indicates complete transection of the cord immediately after spinal cord injury:


A 24 year old previously well woman complains of a 10 days history of progressive tingling in the hands and feet. Neurological examination reveals absent deep tendon reflexes in all limbs as well as symmetrical distal weakness. There are no sensory signs. The most likely diagnosis in this patient is:


The defect in visual fields most commonly associated with a pituitary tumour is:


The most typical single features of a radial nerve lesion is:


The commonest cause of a median nerve palsy is:


A 52 year old man presents with neck pain and pain radiating into the lateral forearm, including the thumb. Neurological examination reveals a sensory deficit over the lateral aspect of the thumb, weakness of biceps and a diminished biceps reflex. The affected nerve root is:


A 72 year old woman presents because of pain in her left cheek precipitated by eating or touching her face under the left eye. The pain lasts for 30 to 60 seconds. The patient is most likely to benefitfrom:


The adverse reactions of dystonia and tardive dyskinesia are most commonly encountered after treatment with: