The FrontalCortex question bank can help you study for the neurology boards.

the frequency of tumors in different parts of the CNS

Topic: Behavior

Created on Saturday, September 2 2006 by

Last modified on Saturday, September 2 2006.

Which of the following is most accurate regarding the frequency of tumors in different parts of the CNS?

 
        A) Choroid plexus papilloma is one of the most common tumors found in the temporal lobes.
 
        B) Acoustic neuroma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline pineal region.
 
        C) Paraganglioma is one of the most common tumors found in the temporal lobes.
 
        D) Pituitary adenoma is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum.
 
        E) Craniopharyngioma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline sellar region.
 

 


Back to the question = Go back to the top of the page.
See another question like this one = Reload a different version of this question ().
Click here for a random question = Load a random question from the database.
Clone this question = Use this question as a template to create a totally NEW question.
Rate this question = Enter detailed rating for this question!
Average user rating for this question = 3 = How users like you have rated this question.
This question was created on September 02, 2006 by .
This question was last modified on September 02, 2006.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANSWERS AND EXPLANATIONS




A) Choroid plexus papilloma is one of the most common tumors found in the temporal lobes.

This answer is incorrect.


The statement, "Choroid plexus papilloma is one of the most common tumors found in the temporal lobes." is false.
Choroid plexus papilloma is one of the most common tumors found in the lateral ventricle.  (See References)

Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 3
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




B) Acoustic neuroma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline pineal region.

This answer is incorrect.


The statement, "Acoustic neuroma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline pineal region." is false.
Acoustic neuroma is one of the most common tumors found in the cerebello-pontine angle.  (See References)

Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 3
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




C) Paraganglioma is one of the most common tumors found in the temporal lobes.

This answer is incorrect.


The statement, "Paraganglioma is one of the most common tumors found in the temporal lobes." is false.
Paraganglioma is one of the most common tumors found in the conus and filum terminale.  (See References)

Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 3
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




D) Pituitary adenoma is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum.

This answer is incorrect.


The statement, "Pituitary adenoma is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum." is false.
Pituitary adenoma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline sellar region.  (See References)

Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 3
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




E) Craniopharyngioma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline sellar region.

This answer is correct.


The statement, "Craniopharyngioma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline sellar region." is true.
Craniopharyngioma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline sellar region.  (See References)

Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 3
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

 

 

 

References:

1. Geyers, J.D., Keating, J.M., and Potts, D.C. (2002). Neurology for the Boards, 2nd Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.
Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 3
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

FrontalCortex.com -- Neurology Review Questions -- Neurology Boards -- Board Review -- Residency Inservice Training Exam -- RITE Exam Review
behavior
the frequency of tumors in different parts of the CNS
Question ID: 54322946
Question written by . (C) FrontalCortex.com 2006-2009, all rights reserved. Created: 09/02/2006
Modified: 09/02/2006
Estimated Permutations: 0

User Comments About This Question:

0 user entries
Please log in if you'd like to add a comment.