FrontalCortex, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to neurology education.

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

 
        A) Epidermoid/dermoid cyst is one of the most common tumors found in the midline pineal region.
 
        B) Glioblastoma multiforme is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum.
 
        C) Pituitary adenoma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline sellar region.
 
        D) Pineoblastoma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline pineal region.
 
        E) Choroid plexus papilloma is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum.
 

 


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) Epidermoid/dermoid cyst is one of the most common tumors found in the midline pineal region.

This answer is incorrect.


The statement, "Epidermoid/dermoid cyst is one of the most common tumors found in the midline pineal region." is true.
Epidermoid/dermoid cyst is one of the most common tumors found in the midline sellar region, and is one of the most common tumors found in the midline pineal 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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

This answer is incorrect.


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)

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) Pituitary adenoma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline sellar region.

This answer is incorrect.


The statement, "Pituitary adenoma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline sellar region." is true.
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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




D) Pineoblastoma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline pineal region.

This answer is incorrect.


The statement, "Pineoblastoma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline pineal region." is true.
Pineoblastoma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline pineal 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) Choroid plexus papilloma is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum.

This answer is correct.


The statement, "Choroid plexus papilloma is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum." 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.

 

 

 

 

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.