Neurology Quiz #14: Cerebellum Anatomy and Pathology

1. A 55-year-old man presents with a history of progressive difficulty in coordinating movements and maintaining balance. He also reports chronic alcohol abuse. MRI of the brain shows atrophy of a specific part of the cerebellum. Which part of the cerebellum is most likely affected in this patient? 

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2. A 30-year-old woman presents with a one-year history of progressive unsteadiness while walking. Examination reveals intention tremor and dysmetria on finger-to-nose testing. These findings suggest a lesion in which part of the cerebellum? 

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3. A 4-year-old boy is brought to the pediatrician because his parents noticed that he has difficulty walking and often falls. An MRI reveals a medulloblastoma in the cerebellum. This tumor is most likely located in which part of the cerebellum, given its association with balance and gait disturbances? 

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4. A patient presents with vertigo, nausea, and nystagmus. These symptoms are most likely due to dysfunction in which part of the cerebellum? 

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5. A 65-year-old man presents with a history of hypertension and sudden onset of severe headache followed by difficulty coordinating his movements. CT scan shows a small hemorrhage in the cerebellum. Which of the following symptoms is most likely to be observed due to this cerebellar hemorrhage? 

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