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the frequency of tumors in different parts of the CNS

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Which of the following statements regarding the frequency of tumors in different parts of the CNS is FALSE?

 
        A) Glioblastoma multiforme is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum.
 
        B) Optic nerve glioma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline sellar region.
 
        C) Meningioma is one of the most common tumors found in the conus and filum terminale.
 
        D) Ganglioma is one of the most common tumors found in the temporal lobes.
 
        E) Esthesioneuroblastoma is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum.
 

 


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A) Glioblastoma multiforme is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum.

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The statement, "Glioblastoma multiforme is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum." is true.
Glioblastoma multiforme is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum.  (See References)

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B) Optic nerve glioma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline sellar region.

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

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C) Meningioma is one of the most common tumors found in the conus and filum terminale.

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The statement, "Meningioma is one of the most common tumors found in the conus and filum terminale." is true.
Meningioma is one of the most common tumors found in the lateral ventricle, is one of the most common tumors found in the cerebello-pontine angle, is one of the most common tumors found in the midline sellar region, and is one of the most common tumors found in the conus and filum terminale.  (See References)

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D) Ganglioma is one of the most common tumors found in the temporal lobes.

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The statement, "Ganglioma is one of the most common tumors found in the temporal lobes." is true.
Ganglioma is one of the most common tumors found in the temporal lobes.  (See References)

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E) Esthesioneuroblastoma is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum.

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The statement, "Esthesioneuroblastoma is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum." is false.
Esthesioneuroblastoma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline sellar region.  (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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