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In examination of a 54-year-old man with stroke, the neurologist notices that the patient has difficulty in concentration, orientation, abstract-thinking, problem-solving ability, and presence of sucking and grasping reflexes as well as gait apraxia. Which of the following parts of brain is mostly affected by stroke?

A- Temporal lobe
B- Frontal eye field
C- Motor and premotor frontal cortex
D- Prefrontal cortex
E- Parietal lobe
F- Occipital lobe
G- Cerebellum
H- Midbrain
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b. forntal eye field. reflex gasping and sucking is primary reflex
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its pre frontal cortex.....presence of "Release" reflexes, problems in concentration, judgement, abstract and problem solving.....


frontal eye field lesion has eyes deviated towards the side of lesion
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In examination of a 54-year-old man with stroke, the neurologist notices that the patient has difficulty in concentration, orientation, abstract-thinking, problem-solving ability, and presence of sucking and grasping reflexes as well as gait apraxia. Which of the following parts of brain is mostly affected by stroke?

A- Temporal lobe
B- Frontal eye field
C- Motor and premotor frontal cortex
D- Prefrontal cortex
E- Parietal lobe
F- Occipital lobe
G- Cerebellum
H- Midbrain
primitive reflex (suckling)at 54
will go with frontal lobe
C- Motor and premotor frontal cortex
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primitive reflex (suckling)at 54
will go with frontal lobe
C- Motor and premotor frontal cortex
Oh sorry haven't paid much attention before
yup it would be prefrontal cortex
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prefrontal cortex --> apaty, decrease grooming , decrease think abtsractly

orbitomedial frontal cortex --> loss of inhibitions, explosive mood, violent ourburst (just imagine an angry man )
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D- Prefrontal cortex

Think of it as a personality area. There is personality change with appearance of primitive reflexes.
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D- Prefrontal cortex - desinhibition behavior
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