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metastatic CNS tumors

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Which of the following is most accurate regarding metastatic CNS tumors?

 
        A) Liver tumors often bleed(s).
 
        B) GI neoplasms often metastazise(s) to the meninges.
 
        C) Testicular cancer often metastazise(s) to the dura.
 
        D) Lung cancer often metastazise(s) to the skull.
 
        E) Reproductive tumors often metastazise(s) to the dura.
 

 


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A) Liver tumors often bleed(s).

This answer is incorrect.


The statement, "Liver tumors often bleed(s)." is false.
Liver tumors often metastazise(s) to the brain.  (See References)

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B) GI neoplasms often metastazise(s) to the meninges.

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The statement, "GI neoplasms often metastazise(s) to the meninges." is false.
GI neoplasms often metastazise(s) to the brain.  (See References)

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C) Testicular cancer often metastazise(s) to the dura.

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The statement, "Testicular cancer often metastazise(s) to the dura." is false.
Testicular cancer often metastazise(s) to the brain.  (See References)

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D) Lung cancer often metastazise(s) to the skull.

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The statement, "Lung cancer often metastazise(s) to the skull." is true.
Lung cancer often metastazise(s) to the brain, often metastazise(s) to the skull, often metastazise(s) to the meninges, often metastazise(s) to the dura, and often bleed(s).  (See References)

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E) Reproductive tumors often metastazise(s) to the dura.

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The statement, "Reproductive tumors often metastazise(s) to the dura." is false.
Reproductive tumors often metastazise(s) to the brain.  (See References)

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References:

1. Geyers, J.D., Keating, J.M., and Potts, D.C. (2002). Neurology for the Boards, 2nd Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.
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