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the frequency of tumors in different parts of the CNS

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

 
        A) Lipoma is one of the most common tumors found in the cerebello-pontine angle.
 
        B) Craniopharyngioma is one of the most common tumors found in the lateral ventricle.
 
        C) Subependymoma is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum.
 
        D) Lipoma is one of the most common tumors found in the temporal lobes.
 
        E) Lipoma is one of the most common tumors found in the conus and filum terminale.
 

 


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A) Lipoma is one of the most common tumors found in the cerebello-pontine angle.

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The statement, "Lipoma is one of the most common tumors found in the cerebello-pontine angle." is false.
Lipoma is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum, and is one of the most common tumors found in the conus and filum terminale.  (See References)

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B) Craniopharyngioma is one of the most common tumors found in the lateral ventricle.

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

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C) Subependymoma is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum.

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The statement, "Subependymoma is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum." is false.
Subependymoma is one of the most common tumors found in the lateral ventricle.  (See References)

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

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

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E) Lipoma is one of the most common tumors found in the conus and filum terminale.

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The statement, "Lipoma is one of the most common tumors found in the conus and filum terminale." is true.
Lipoma is one of the most common tumors found in the corpus callosum, and is one of the most common tumors found in the conus and filum terminale.  (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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