Neurology Quiz #10 Meninges and Meningeal Disease

1. A 25-year-old man presents to the emergency department with a severe headache, fever, and neck stiffness. Lumbar puncture is performed, and the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis shows elevated protein, low glucose, and an increased number of neutrophils. Which of the following is the most likely location of the infection? 

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2. A 55-year-old woman with a history of chronic alcoholism presents to the clinic with confusion and ataxia. Imaging studies reveal a collection of blood beneath the dura mater. Which of the following best describes this condition? 

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3. During a routine check-up, a 30-year-old man is found to have a benign tumor pressing against the outer layer of the meninges. Which of the following layers is directly affected? 

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4. A 65-year-old man suffers from a headache and fever. A lumbar puncture is performed, and the CSF analysis shows a lymphocytic predominance, normal glucose levels, and slightly elevated protein. Which of the following is the most likely cause of these findings? 

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5. A 40-year-old man presents with sudden onset of severe headache, neck stiffness, and photophobia. A CT scan shows no abnormalities, but a subsequent lumbar puncture reveals xanthochromia in the CSF. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? 

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