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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!
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