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Optic nerve: Quiz


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  • even in perfect darkness, the retina spontaneously sends signals down the optic nerve, causing a sensation of gray called eigengrau?

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Question 1: ________, particularly those sub specialists who are neuro-ophthalmologists, are often best suited to diagnose and treat diseases of the optic nerve.
Eye surgerySurgeryMedicineOphthalmology

Question 2: Therefore the distinction of nerve is technically a misnomer, as the optic system lies within the central nervous system and nerves exist, by definition, within the ________.
Autonomic nervous systemPeripheral nervous systemBrachial plexusSpinal cord

Question 3: The optic nerve, also called cranial nerve II, transmits visual information from the retina to the ________.
Sensory systemDigestionBrainNervous system

Question 4: The optic nerve is the second of twelve paired cranial nerves but is considered to be part of the ________ as it is derived from an outpouching of the diencephalon during embryonic development.
Central nervous systemGrey matterNeuronWhite matter

Question 5: ________ is a particular type of infarct that affects patients with an anatomical predisposition and cardiovascular risk factors.
Coats' diseaseDiabetic retinopathyKearns-Sayre syndromeAnterior ischemic optic neuropathy

Question 6: Consequently, the fibres are covered with myelin produced by oligodendrocytes rather than the Schwann cells of the ________ and are encased within the meninges.
Brachial plexusAutonomic nervous systemPeripheral nervous systemSpinal cord

Question 7: ________ is a group of diseases involving loss of retinal ganglion cells causing optic neuropathy in a pattern of peripheral vision loss, initially sparing central vision.

Question 8: lesson3 at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (________) (orbit4)
Syracuse UniversityRutgers UniversityGeorgetown HoyasGeorgetown University

Question 9: It is associated with a number of diseases, most notably ________.
Poser criteriaAcute disseminated encephalomyelitisNeuromyelitis opticaMultiple sclerosis

Question 10: cranialnerves at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (________) (II)
Georgetown UniversityRutgers UniversityGeorgetown HoyasSyracuse University


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