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the frequency of tumors in different parts of the CNS 2

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

 
        A) Tumors commonly found in the corpus callosum include Teratoma.
 
        B) Tumors commonly found in the conus and filum terminale include Ependymoma.
 
        C) Tumors commonly found in the corpus callosum include Meningioma.
 
        D) Tumors commonly found in the corpus callosum include Ependymoma.
 
        E) Tumors commonly found in the lateral ventricle include Teratoma.
 

 


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A) Tumors commonly found in the corpus callosum include Teratoma.

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The statement, "Tumors commonly found in the corpus callosum include Teratoma." is false.
Tumors commonly found in the corpus callosum include Oligodendroglioma, Glioblastoma multiforme, and Lipoma.  (See References)

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B) Tumors commonly found in the conus and filum terminale include Ependymoma.

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The statement, "Tumors commonly found in the conus and filum terminale include Ependymoma." is true.
Tumors commonly found in the conus and filum terminale include Lipoma, Ependymoma, Meningioma, and Paraganglioma.  (See References)

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C) Tumors commonly found in the corpus callosum include Meningioma.

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The statement, "Tumors commonly found in the corpus callosum include Meningioma." is false.
Tumors commonly found in the corpus callosum include Oligodendroglioma, Glioblastoma multiforme, and Lipoma.  (See References)

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D) Tumors commonly found in the corpus callosum include Ependymoma.

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The statement, "Tumors commonly found in the corpus callosum include Ependymoma." is false.
Tumors commonly found in the corpus callosum include Oligodendroglioma, Glioblastoma multiforme, and Lipoma.  (See References)

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E) Tumors commonly found in the lateral ventricle include Teratoma.

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The statement, "Tumors commonly found in the lateral ventricle include Teratoma." is false.
Tumors commonly found in the lateral ventricle include Ependymoma, Meningioma, Subependymoma, Choroid plexus papilloma, Choroid plexus carcinoma, and Central neurocytoma.  (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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