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

 
        A) Pseudopallisading and necrosis are commonly associated with retinoblastoma.
 
        B) Perivascular pseudorosettes are commonly associated with primary CNS lymphoma.
 
        C) Verocay bodies are commonly associated with ependymoma.
 
        D) Perivascular pseudorosettes are commonly associated with ependymoma.
 
        E) Pseudopallisading and necrosis are commonly associated with PNET tumors.
 

 


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A) Pseudopallisading and necrosis are commonly associated with retinoblastoma.

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The statement, "Pseudopallisading and necrosis are commonly associated with retinoblastoma." is false.
Pseudopallisading and necrosis are commonly associated with glioblastoma multiforme.  (See References)

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B) Perivascular pseudorosettes are commonly associated with primary CNS lymphoma.

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The statement, "Perivascular pseudorosettes are commonly associated with primary CNS lymphoma." is false.
Perivascular pseudorosettes are commonly associated with ependymoma.  (See References)

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C) Verocay bodies are commonly associated with ependymoma.

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

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D) Perivascular pseudorosettes are commonly associated with ependymoma.

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

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E) Pseudopallisading and necrosis are commonly associated with PNET tumors.

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The statement, "Pseudopallisading and necrosis are commonly associated with PNET tumors." is false.
Pseudopallisading and necrosis are commonly associated with glioblastoma multiforme.  (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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