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Question Hypervitaminosis A and Convulsions

Which of the following may be responsible for the development of convulsions in patients with hypervitaminosis A?

A) Decreased glutamate decarboxylase activity
B) Increased cholinergic transmission
C) Increased intracranial pressure
D) Increased intracranial hemorrhage
E) Decreased GABA synthesis
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C) Increased intracranial pressure
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c > increase ICP
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its inc. icp
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Which of the following may be responsible for the development of convulsions in patients with hypervitaminosis A?

A) Decreased glutamate decarboxylase activity
B) Increased cholinergic transmission
C) Increased intracranial pressure
D) Increased intracranial hemorrhage
E) Decreased GABA synthesis
B) Increased cholinergic transmission
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increased intra cranial pressure
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C) Increased intracranial pressure
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increased intra cranial pressure
Please explain your answer?????
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Reference: Goljan Pathology, Page 117, Table 7-2.

Hypervitaminosis A may cause papilledema and seizure which is due to an increase in intracranial pressure.
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Reference: Goljan Pathology, Page 117, Table 7-2.

Hypervitaminosis A may cause papilledema and seizure which is due to an increase in intracranial pressure.
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guys i have a question....why does the murmur of the hypertrophoc cardiomyopathy increases as the preload decreases and vice verrsa.??
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people who eat liver.. get this.. dr. goljan says it in his audio day 2 first hour in nutrition... if u see in your test .. people that eat lots of liver, and headache.. think increased intracraneal pressure... so the answer is C.
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