LESSON 4
Disorders of the nervous system
GET ¼ SHEET OF PAPER
PREPARE FOR A QUIZ
LATER….
DISEASES OF THE
NERVOUS SYSTEM
 Meningitis
 Poliomyelitis
 Neuritis
 Tumor
 Migraine
 Epilepsy
 Alzheimer’s disease...
MENINGITIS
Is an acute
inflammation of the

meninges covering the
membranes of the brain
and the spinal cord
POLIOMYELITIS
Is an acute viral infection that

commonly affects the spinal
cord. It causes a major illness
resulting to ...
NEURITIS
Is an inflammation
of the nerve. It may
caused not only by
infection, but also by
poisoning, alcoholism,

or inj...
TUMOR
Is an abnormal
enlargement of a
part of the body.
MIGRAINE
Severe headache that
occurs from time to time

is sometimes confined to
only one side of the head.
EPILEPSY
Is a disruption of
the electrical processes

in the brain that may
cause abnormal
functioning.
ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
Slowly progressive disease
of the brain that is

characterized by impairment
of memory.
HEAD INJURIES
Skull fracture
Concussion
Cerebral contusions and laceration
SKULL FRACTURE
Injury is often caused
by accidents. It is not

serious by itself, but
injury to the brain may
result
CONCUSSION
Can cause sufficient
shock to the brain can

produce
unconsciousness.
CEREBRAL CONTUSIONS &
LACERATION
Severe head
injuries, the surface of

the brain become
bruise and torn
PREPARE FOR A QUIZ
Get ¼ sheet of paper
QUIZ 3
15 seconds per slide
BE READY!
1. Is an acute inflammation of the meninges covering the
membranes of the brain and the spinal cord

a. Meninges
b. Migrai...
2. Is an acute viral infection that commonly affects the spinal cord. It
causes a major illness resulting to serious damag...
3. Is an inflammation of the nerve. It may caused not only by
infection, but also by poisoning, alcoholism, or injury.

a....
4. Is an abnormal enlargement of a part of the body.

a. Tumor

b. Migraine
c. Laceration
d. meningitis
5. Severe headache that occurs from time to time is sometimes
confined to only one side of the head.
a. Migraine

b. Tumor...
6. Is a disruption of the electrical processes in the brain that may
cause abnormal functioning.

a. Epilepsy
b. Tumor
c. ...
7. Slowly progressive disease of the brain that is characterized by
impairment of memory.
a. Alzheimer's disease

b. Tumor...
8. Can cause sufficient shock to the brain can produce
unconsciousness.
a. Concussion
b. Tumor
c. Migraine

d. epilepsy
END!
Pass your papers!
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Nervous system disorders 2

364

Published on

Published in: Health & Medicine
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
364
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
18
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Nervous system disorders 2

  1. 1. LESSON 4 Disorders of the nervous system
  2. 2. GET ¼ SHEET OF PAPER PREPARE FOR A QUIZ LATER….
  3. 3. DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM  Meningitis  Poliomyelitis  Neuritis  Tumor  Migraine  Epilepsy  Alzheimer’s disease  Head injuries
  4. 4. MENINGITIS Is an acute inflammation of the meninges covering the membranes of the brain and the spinal cord
  5. 5. POLIOMYELITIS Is an acute viral infection that commonly affects the spinal cord. It causes a major illness resulting to serious damage of certain nerve cells controlling the muscles, causing paralysis.
  6. 6. NEURITIS Is an inflammation of the nerve. It may caused not only by infection, but also by poisoning, alcoholism, or injury.
  7. 7. TUMOR Is an abnormal enlargement of a part of the body.
  8. 8. MIGRAINE Severe headache that occurs from time to time is sometimes confined to only one side of the head.
  9. 9. EPILEPSY Is a disruption of the electrical processes in the brain that may cause abnormal functioning.
  10. 10. ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE Slowly progressive disease of the brain that is characterized by impairment of memory.
  11. 11. HEAD INJURIES Skull fracture Concussion Cerebral contusions and laceration
  12. 12. SKULL FRACTURE Injury is often caused by accidents. It is not serious by itself, but injury to the brain may result
  13. 13. CONCUSSION Can cause sufficient shock to the brain can produce unconsciousness.
  14. 14. CEREBRAL CONTUSIONS & LACERATION Severe head injuries, the surface of the brain become bruise and torn
  15. 15. PREPARE FOR A QUIZ Get ¼ sheet of paper QUIZ 3 15 seconds per slide BE READY!
  16. 16. 1. Is an acute inflammation of the meninges covering the membranes of the brain and the spinal cord a. Meninges b. Migraine c. Tumor d. dementia
  17. 17. 2. Is an acute viral infection that commonly affects the spinal cord. It causes a major illness resulting to serious damage of certain nerve cells controlling the muscles, causing paralysis. a. Poliomyelitis b. Tumor c. Neuritis d. Laceration
  18. 18. 3. Is an inflammation of the nerve. It may caused not only by infection, but also by poisoning, alcoholism, or injury. a. Neuritis b. Tumor c. Migraine d. neuritis
  19. 19. 4. Is an abnormal enlargement of a part of the body. a. Tumor b. Migraine c. Laceration d. meningitis
  20. 20. 5. Severe headache that occurs from time to time is sometimes confined to only one side of the head. a. Migraine b. Tumor c. Dementia d. neuritis
  21. 21. 6. Is a disruption of the electrical processes in the brain that may cause abnormal functioning. a. Epilepsy b. Tumor c. Migraine d. laceration
  22. 22. 7. Slowly progressive disease of the brain that is characterized by impairment of memory. a. Alzheimer's disease b. Tumor c. Migraine d. epilepsy
  23. 23. 8. Can cause sufficient shock to the brain can produce unconsciousness. a. Concussion b. Tumor c. Migraine d. epilepsy
  24. 24. END! Pass your papers!
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×