Which of the following structure in the spine is pain insensitive?
A. Nucleus pulposus
C. Annulus fibrosus
D. Longitudinal ligaments
Identify the unmatched pair?
A. Superior orbital fissure - CN III, IV, V1, VI
B. Foramen ovale - CN V2
C. Jugular foramen - CN IX, X, XI
D. Lateral wall of
Identify the wrong statement regarding Bell's palsy:
A. It is the most common form of facial paralysis
B. Paralysis is usually preceded by pain behind the ear
C. MRI reveals swelling
Facial nerve exits the skull via?
A. Foramen ovale
B. Stylomastoid foramen
C. Foramen rotundum
D. Jugular foramen
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is characterised by all except?
A. Women affected more commonly than men
B. Heart rate > 120/min
C. Increased in heart rate > 30/min when standing
Which of the following neurons do not have acetylcholine as the neurotransmitter?
A. Preganglionic sympathetic neurons
B. Postganglionic sympathetic neurons
C. Preganglionic parasympathetic neurons
D. Neurons innervating sweat glands
Which nutritional deficiency is associated with hereditary ataxia?
A. Vitamin B12
B. Vitamin B1
C. Vitamin E
D. Vitamin C
Machado Joseph disease is also known as?
A. Spinocerebellar ataxia type 1
B. Spinocerebellar ataxia type 2
C. Spinocerebellar ataxia type 3
D. Spinocerebellar ataxia type 4
Plasma retinol value which is considered as marginal in children is? A. 0.25 to 0.35 μmol/L
B. 0.35 to 0.7 μmol/L
C. 0.7 to 1.05 μmol/L