Cerebrovascular diseases


Cerebrovascular diseases

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 168%

You can score upto 8 marks from this Chapter.

Its all about knowing CNS blood supply in detail.

Question Pattern

This Chapter revealed a beautiful pattern on analysis.

You have to remember Basic management of Stroke, TIA & intracranial Hemorrhage.

Apart from that it is all about different Clinical syndromes – Either Named syndromes or Arterial territory syndromes.

Read up, occlusion of which vessel at which level will cause what clinical features.

Apart from that Atrial Fibrillation will be touched upon ( Risk of Emboli ), which you will anyway be covering in Arrythmias.

YThen you are sure to ace this chapter.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • MCA Lesion
  • Millard-Gubler syndrome
  • Types of Aphasia
  • Balint’s syndrome
  • Pontine Hemorrhage
  • Emergency Rx of Ischemic stroke
  • Foville’s syndrome
  • Raised ICT – Overview
  • Indications & Contraindications for Thrombolysis
  • Ant Choroidal Artery lesion
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage – common site
  • Wallenberg syndrome
  • Medullary syndromes
  • Weber’s syndrome
  • Lacunar syndromes
  • Berry aneurysm – Risk of rupture
  • Ant Cerebral Artery Lesion

Suggested Revision

  • CHA2DS2-VASC score
  • SAH – Causes, clinical features
  • ABCD2 Score
  • Dominant vs Non-dominant parietal lobe lesions
  • Thrombolysis – Complications
  • Frontal lobe lesions
  • Cortical Venous Thrombosis – Causes. Clinical Features, Rx
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage – overview
  • TIA – Overview
  • Dominant vs Non-dominant temporal lobe lesions
  • Dejerine Roussy syndrome
  • Anton’s Syndrome
  • Gerstmann syndrome

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