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CNS tumor pathology

Topic: Imaging

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Which of the following is most accurate regarding CNS tumor pathology?

 
        A) Whorled patterns of cells are commonly associated with oligodendroglioma.
 
        B) Psammoma bodies are commonly associated with retinoblastoma.
 
        C) Antoni A & B tissues are commonly associated with oligodendroglioma.
 
        D) Perivascular pseudorosettes are commonly associated with glioblastoma multiforme.
 
        E) Antoni A & B tissues are commonly associated with schwanoma.
 

 


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A) Whorled patterns of cells are commonly associated with oligodendroglioma.

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The statement, "Whorled patterns of cells are commonly associated with oligodendroglioma." is false.
Whorled patterns of cells are commonly associated with meningioma.  (See References)

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B) Psammoma bodies are commonly associated with retinoblastoma.

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The statement, "Psammoma bodies are commonly associated with retinoblastoma." is false.
Psammoma bodies are commonly associated with meningioma.  (See References)

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C) Antoni A & B tissues are commonly associated with oligodendroglioma.

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The statement, "Antoni A & B tissues are commonly associated with oligodendroglioma." is false.
Antoni A & B tissues are commonly associated with schwanoma.  (See References)

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D) Perivascular pseudorosettes are commonly associated with glioblastoma multiforme.

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The statement, "Perivascular pseudorosettes are commonly associated with glioblastoma multiforme." is false.
Perivascular pseudorosettes are commonly associated with ependymoma.  (See References)

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E) Antoni A & B tissues are commonly associated with schwanoma.

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The statement, "Antoni A & B tissues are commonly associated with schwanoma." is true.
Antoni A & B tissues are commonly associated with schwanoma.  (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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