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An epidural hematoma consists of blood from which vessel?
An epidural hematoma consists of blood from the middle meningeal artery
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|121. Which of the following is NOT innervated by the cranial root of the accessory nerve?
(A) middle constrictor
(B) inferior constrictor
|122. Which of the following has an insertion on the pharyngeal tubercle of the occipital bone?
(A) superior constrictor
(B) middle constrictor
|123. Which of the following passes through the gap between the superior constrictor and the skull?
(A) tensor veli palatini
(B) ascending palatine artery
(C) glossopharyngeal nerve
(D) stylohyoid ligament
|124. Which of the following passes through the gap between the superior and middle constrictors?
(A) glossopharyngeal nerve
(B) levator veli palatini
(C) internal laryngeal nerve
(D) superior laryngeal artery
(E) superior laryngeal vein
|125. Which of the following passes through the gap between the middle and inferior constrictors?
(A) superior laryngeal artery
(C) vagus nerve
(D) recurrent laryngeal nerve
(E) inferior laryngeal artery
|126. Which of the following passes through the gap inferior to the inferior constrictor?
(A) vagus nerve
(B) internal laryngeal nerve
(C) superior laryngeal nerve
(D) inferior laryngeal artery
(E) superior laryngeal vein
|127. Which of the following is correct?
(A) Le Fort I fracture: horizontal fracture of the maxillae
(B) Le Fort I fracture: fracture through the maxillary sinuses, infraorbital foramina, lacrimals, and ethmoids
(C) Le Fort II fracture: horizontal fracture through superior orbital fissures, ethmoid and nasal bones, and greater wings of the sphenoids
(D) Le Fort III fracture: horizontal fracture of the maxillae
(E) Le Fort III fracture: fracture through the maxillary sinuses, infraorbital foramina, lacrimals, and ethmoids
|128. Which of the following is NOT present at birth?
(A) styloid process
(B) mastoid process
(C) external occipital protuberance
(D) tympanic membrane
|129. The inferior alveolar nerve is best blocked at which location for dental work?
(A) mental foramen
(B) greater palatine foramen
(C) less palatine foramen
(D) mandibular foramen
(E) lingual foramen
|130. A lesion to the zygomatic branch of CN VII would cause which of the following?
(A) the inability to empty food from the vestibule of the cheeks
(B) a drooping corner of the mouth
(C) a ringing in the ear
(D) paralysis of the muscles of mastication
(E) a drooping lower eyelid
|131. The facial veins make clinically important connections with the cavernous sinus through which veins?
(A) lingual veins
(B) trigeminal veins
(C) superior ophthalmic veins
|132. An epidural hematoma consists of blood from which vessel?
(A) middle meningeal artery
(B) cerebral veins
(C) internal carotid artery
(D) circle of Willis
(E) vertebral artery
|133. Cerebral compression is NOT attributed to which of the following?
(A) intracranial collections of blood
(B) obstruction of CSF flow
(C) intracranial tumors or abscesses
(D) edema of brain
(E) viral accumulation at blood-brain barrier
|134. Ptosis results from a lesion of which nerve?
(A) optic nerve
(B) oculomotor nerve
(C) trochlear nerve
(D) trigeminal nerve
(E) abducens nerve
|135. Horner syndrome is caused by a lesion of which of the following?
(A) oculomotor nerve
(B) trigeminal nerve
(C) facial nerve
(D) vagus nerve
(E) cervical sympathetic trunk
|136. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of Horner syndrome?
(A) pupillary constriction
(C) sinking in of one eye
(D) absence of sweating on face and neck
(E) lack of lacrimation
|137. A lesion of the hypoglossal nerve would result in which of the following?
(A) loss of taste on posterior one-third of tongue
|138. What type of injury or condition might cause a lesion to the olfactory tract?
(A) fracture involving optic canal
(B) fracture of cribriform plate
(C) intracerebral clot in occipital lobe of brain
(D) pituitary tumor
(E) epidural hematoma
|139. Sagging of the soft palate, deviation of the uvula to the normal side, and hoarseness might be caused by a lesion to which nerve?
(A) facial nerve
(B) glossopharyngeal nerve
(C) vagus nerve
(D) accessory nerve
(E) hypoglossal nerve
|140. A superficial neck laceration might result in which abnormal finding?
(A) paralysis of the scm and superior fibers of the trapezius, drooping of the
(B) paralysis of the mylohyoid, anterior belly of the digastric, tensor tympani, and tensor veli palatini
(C) paralysis of the posterior belly of the digastric, stylohyoid, and stapedius
|141. The eye is turned down and out. What type and site of lesion do you expect?
(A) fracture of cribriform plate
(B) stretching of a nerve as it courses around the brainstem
(C) laceration or contusion in the parotid region
(D) pressure from herniating uncus on the nerve or fracture in the cavernous sinus
|142. A laceration or contusion in the parotid region or a fracture of the temporal bone might damage which nerve?
(A) trigeminal nerve
(B) abducens nerve
(C) facial nerve
(D) glossopharyngeal nerve
(E) vagus nerve
|143. Which nerve might be damaged by a fracture involving the cavernous sinus?
(A) olfactory tract
(B) optic nerve
(C) abducens nerve
(D) facial nerve
(E) vestibulocochlear nerve
|144. The stylopharyngeus is associated with which branchial arch?
|145. The arytenoid and cricoid cartilages and laryngeal connective tissue are formed by what?
(A) lateral plate mesoderm
(B) paraxial mesoderm
(C) neural crest
(D) ectodermal placodes
|146. Which of the following prominences is NOT correctly paired with the structures formed
(A) frontonasal: forehead, bridge of nose
(B) maxillary: lateral portion of upper lip
(C) medial nasal: philtrum of upper lip, crest and tip of nose
(D) lateral nasal: alae of nose
(E) mandibular: cheeks