Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is the commonest cause of episodic vertigo and is characterized by acute attacks of transient vertigo initiated by certain head…Explore more Vestibular examination : Dix-Hallpike Maneuver for BPPV
Definition: Gait is the manner or style of walking. It is dependent upon muscles, joints, nervous system and labyrinthine functions. Normal Gait Cycle The gait…Explore more Physical Examination: Gait
The anatomy of facial nerve has already been discussed in detail earlier. It is essential to have proper knowledge of anatomy to understand this section…Explore more Examination of Facial Nerve (7th Cranial Nerve)
Tuning fork Parts of a tuning fork 1. Foot piece 2. Stem 3. Prongs How to use tuning fork? Hold the stem of the tuning fork…Explore more Hearing tests with Tuning fork
When little, you would ink pages with your thoughts hovering around your dream of wearing a white coat and hanging up a stethoscope; you wouldn’t…Explore more Should I study MBBS ?
SYNONYMS: Cranial nerve seven (VII), Nervus facialis COURSE OF FACIAL NERVE Supranuclear pathways 1. Somatomotor cortex: controlling motor component of facial nerve lies in precentral…Explore more Facial Nerve Anatomy
Definition: Neovascularization of iris Pathophysiology: Causes that lead to retinal hypoxia triggers release of vasoproliferative factors include vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), fibroblast growth factor (FGF)…Explore more Ophthalmology spot diagnosis : Rubeosis Iridis
Prefix: kerat- Definition: The cornea is a transparent, avascular, watch-glass like structure which forms anterior one-sixth of the outer fibrous coat of the eyeball and covers iris, pupil…Explore more Histology of Cornea and Corneal Dystrophies