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metastatic CNS tumors

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Which of the following statements regarding metastatic CNS tumors is FALSE?

 
        A) Liver tumors often metastazise(s) to the brain.
 
        B) Choriocarcinoma often metastazise(s) to the meninges.
 
        C) Thyroid neoplasms often metastazise(s) to the brain.
 
        D) Renal cell carcinoma often bleed(s).
 
        E) Leukemia often metastazise(s) to the meninges.
 

 


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A) Liver tumors often metastazise(s) to the brain.

This answer is incorrect.


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

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B) Choriocarcinoma often metastazise(s) to the meninges.

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The statement, "Choriocarcinoma often metastazise(s) to the meninges." is false.
Choriocarcinoma often metastazise(s) to the brain, and often bleed(s).  (See References)

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C) Thyroid neoplasms often metastazise(s) to the brain.

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The statement, "Thyroid neoplasms often metastazise(s) to the brain." is true.
Thyroid neoplasms often metastazise(s) to the brain.  (See References)

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D) Renal cell carcinoma often bleed(s).

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The statement, "Renal cell carcinoma often bleed(s)." is true.
Renal cell carcinoma often metastazise(s) to the brain, and often bleed(s).  (See References)

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E) Leukemia often metastazise(s) to the meninges.

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The statement, "Leukemia often metastazise(s) to the meninges." is true.
Leukemia often metastazise(s) to the meninges.  (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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