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The answer is b. (Fauci, 14 e, pp 1310, 2166-2168, 2354, 2362.) Tourette syndrome is a disorder of repetitive progressive multiple tics involving the face, head, and shoulders and is often accompanied by vocal tics (i.e., grunts, snorts, involuntary swearing, or coprolalia). Huntington's chorea is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by abrupt, involuntary, nonrepetitive, jerky movements and dementia. Patients with tardive dyskinesia have developed purposeless movements, such as...

Questions

DIRECTIONS Each of the numbered items or incomplete statements in this section is followed by answers or by completion of the statements. Select the one lettered answer or completion that is best in each case. 370. A 31-year-old man complains of daily throbbing headaches for the last 2 wk. He has approximately eight episodes per day, each lasting 20 min. The headaches are localized to the left periorbital area and are accompanied by tearing of the left eye, left ptosis, rhinorrhea, and left...

Can Fluoride Cause Bppv

The answer is a. (Sapira, pp 211-213.) The Weber test is performed by placing the tuning fork on the midline vertex of the head. In conductive hearing loss, the Weber lateralizes to the deaf ear, while in sensorineural hearing loss the Weber lateralizes to the better ear. The Rinne test is performed by placing a 512-Hz tuning fork over the mastoid process. When the vibration is no longer heard via bone conduction, the tuning fork is placed near the ear to determine if the vibration is...