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NeurOnc 06

Topic: Pathology

Created on Saturday, February 14 2009 by gliageek

Last modified on Saturday, February 14 2009.


Courtesy of Dr. Mark Cohen
This specimen came from a patient with which of the following diseases?

 
        A) Tuberous sclerosis
 
        B) Von Hippel-Lindau disease
 
        C) Neurofibromatosis, type 1
 
        D) Cowden disease
 
        E) Neurofibromatosis, type 2
 

 


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A) Tuberous sclerosis

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Tubers, subependymal giant cell tumors  (See References)

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B) von Hippel-Lindau disease

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Hemangioblastomas  (See References)

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C) Neurofibromatosis, type 1

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Multiple neurofibromas, optic astrocytoma  (See References)

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D) Cowden disease

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Dysplastic gangliocytoma of the cerebellum occurs in patients with Cowden disease  (See References)

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E) Neurofibromatosis, type 2

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Multiple schwannomas, meningiomas, ependymomas  (See References)

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References:

1. Graham, D.I., and Lantos, P.L. (2002). Greenfield's Neuropathology, 7th ed. Arnold Press, New York. (ISBN:0340742313)Advertising:
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NeurOnc 06
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