Neurology Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • Fast Five Quiz: Venous Thromboembolism Venous thromboembolism encompasses deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Are you familiar with best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Helping Patients With New Year's Resolutions Encouraging patients to pursue and maintain healthy New Year's resolutions may yield positive results. Do you know best practices related to key lifestyle changes? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • A 34-Year-Old Woman With Vomiting and Bulbar Weakness A 34-year-old woman presents with weakness of the lower extremities, urinary retention, constipation, vomiting, dysphagia with liquids, drooling, and nasal regurgitation. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Does a Patient's Blurry Vision Signal a Serious Condition? Can you order the right diagnostic tests to determine what's causing the woman's optic neuritis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Spinal Muscular Atrophy Diagnosis Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is an autosomal-recessive disorder that causes progressive muscle weakness. Test your familiarity with SMA types and diagnosis with this quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Kugelberg Welander Spinal Muscular Atrophy Kugelberg Welander spinal muscular atrophy is a rare, inherited, pediatric lower motor neuron disorder. How much do you know about Kugelberg Welander SMA? Test your knowledge with our short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Multiple sclerosis treatment aims to reduce relapses, lesions seen on MRI, symptoms, and progression of disability. Are you familiar with current strategies? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Multiple Sclerosis Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated inflammatory disease that produces physical disability in more than 30% of patients. How much do you know about MS? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects of Venous Thromboembolism Early diagnosis and treatment of VTE significantly reduce morbidity and mortality. Are you familiar with the presentation and treatment of venous thromboembolism? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Headaches Many different types of headaches are recognized, including migraine, cluster, and tension. Test yourself on the diagnosis, workup, and treatment of various headache types with this short quiz.
  • A 44-Year-Old Man With Progressive Weakness and Back Pain A 44-year-old man is evaluated for a 6-month history of progressive bilateral lower extremity numbness and weakness and a 4-year history of back pain. What is the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer Disease Symptoms and Treatments Alzheimer disease affects approximately 5.4 million people in the United States alone. Do you know the risk factors, symptoms, and potential treatments? Test your knowledge with our quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects for Alzheimer Disease Alzheimer disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for 3.6% of all deaths in 2014. Test yourself on etiology, presentation, workup, and treatment of this condition.
  • A 64-Year-Old Woman With Blurred Vision and Loss of Balance A 64-year-old woman presents with blurry vision. She also says that she has been using the handrails when she walks up or down the stairs and has occasionally felt off-balance. What's the diagnosis?
  • Obscure Medical Terms: How Well Do You 'Speak Medicine'? How well do you identifying the most obscure of medical terminology? Test yourself on the meanings of these little-used terms.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Inherited Conditions Many disorders and conditions can be traced to parents and grandparents. Are you familiar with key aspects of common familially inherited conditions? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: New Cardiology Guidelines Various cardiology guidelines have been updated or released that contain important, potentially practice-changing information all doctors should know. Take this short quiz to test your knowledge.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Dementia Are you familiar with key components of presentation, workup, and treatment associated with various causes of dementia? Test your knowledge of this increasingly common condition with our quick quiz.
  • Deteriorating Cognition 5 Weeks After a Heroin Overdose: A Case A 32-year-old woman with a history of opioid abuse presents with increasing confusion after a recent overdose. Can you diagnose her?
  • A Visual Field Defect in a Patient With History of Seizures A 64-year-old woman comes to you after 2 weeks of symptoms. Between visual testing and MRI, can you offer her a diagnosis?