Neurological Question #38


A client is concerned about having multiple sclerosis (MS). The nurse determines that the client has the following assessment findings characteristic of MS: (Select all that apply)


  1. Tremors of large and small muscle groups.
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  2. Progressive weakness in extremities.
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  3. Double vision.
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  4. Sudden strength and burst of hyperactivity.
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Tremors, weakness in extremities, visual disturbances, and loss of muscular tone may occur with MS. Because of weakness and loss of muscular tone, strength and hyperactivity are less likely to occur.

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