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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) Teratoma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline pineal region.
 
        B) Teratoma is one of the most common tumors found in the temporal lobes.
 
        C) Pineocytoma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline pineal region.
 
        D) Central neurocytoma is one of the most common tumors found in the lateral ventricle.
 
        E) Esthesioneuroblastoma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline sellar region.
 

 


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A) Teratoma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline pineal region.

This answer is incorrect.


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

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B) Teratoma is one of the most common tumors found in the temporal lobes.

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The statement, "Teratoma is one of the most common tumors found in the temporal lobes." is false.
Teratoma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline pineal region.  (See References)

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C) Pineocytoma is one of the most common tumors found in the midline pineal region.

This answer is incorrect.


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

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D) Central neurocytoma is one of the most common tumors found in the lateral ventricle.

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The statement, "Central neurocytoma is one of the most common tumors found in the lateral ventricle." is true.
Central neurocytoma is one of the most common tumors found in the lateral ventricle.  (See References)

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

This answer is incorrect.


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