Category Archives: clinical neurology

Ciliopsinal reflex

Cilia spinal reflex tests c8-t2 and is a visceral sympathetic reflex

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Autotopagnosia

It’s a disorder where patient has trouble identifying parts of body either to verbal command or imitation. Finger agnosia , right left confusion are part of this syndrome spectrum. It usually happens following injury of the left parietal area.

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Agraphia

Agraphia problem of writing or SPELLING Types Central-may superficial/lexical/ semantic -misspelled but with phonologically plausible error Eg- cultur for culture Or deep/ phonological- cant spell unfamiliar words or non words , semantic errors Mechanical-2 to paresis/ praxis/dyskinesia/ dystonia Neglect dysgraphia-neglect … Continue reading

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Agrammatism

The loss of syntax with speech relatively rich in noun and verb but lacking in grammar. Pt is able to still get his message across. Lesion in broca’s area.

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Abadies sign

Abadies sign is the diminution of deep pain sensation elicited by pressing on the achilles tendon. It is one of the features of tabes dorsalis.

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