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CNS tumor pathology

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Which of the following statements regarding CNS tumor pathology is FALSE?

 
        A) Antoni A & B tissues are commonly associated with schwanoma.
 
        B) Verocay bodies are commonly associated with schwanoma.
 
        C) Homer-Wright rosettes are commonly associated with medulloblastoma.
 
        D) Fried-Egg cells are commonly associated with oligodendroglioma.
 
        E) Verocay bodies are commonly associated with oligodendroglioma.
 

 


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A) 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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B) Verocay bodies are commonly associated with schwanoma.

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The statement, "Verocay bodies are commonly associated with schwanoma." is true.
Verocay bodies are commonly associated with schwanoma.  (See References)

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C) Homer-Wright rosettes are commonly associated with medulloblastoma.

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The statement, "Homer-Wright rosettes are commonly associated with medulloblastoma." is true.
Homer-Wright rosettes are commonly associated with medulloblastoma, and are commonly associated with PNET tumors.  (See References)

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D) Fried-Egg cells are commonly associated with oligodendroglioma.

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The statement, "Fried-Egg cells are commonly associated with oligodendroglioma." is true.
Fried-Egg cells are commonly associated with oligodendroglioma.  (See References)

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E) Verocay bodies are commonly associated with oligodendroglioma.

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The statement, "Verocay bodies are commonly associated with oligodendroglioma." is false.
Verocay bodies 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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