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Flashcards in Neural Tumors Deck (24):
1

Pancoast Tumors are found in?

Superior Sulcus

2

Pancoast Tumors cause what kind of syndrome?

Horner's

3

If Pancoast Tumors involve horner's syndrome, where are they affecting?

Autonomic ganglion, Symp. cervical ganglion

4

If Pancoast Tumors produce ipsilateral arm pain, paresthias and shoulder pain, where are they affecting?

Brachial Plexus

5

MC malignant primary adult tumor?

Glioblastoma

6

MC benign adult tumor?

Meningioma

7

Astrocyte tumor in adults?

Glioblastoma

8

Astrocyte tumor in kids?

Pilocytic astrocytoma

9

MC CNS tumor in Kids?

Pilocytic astrocytoma

10

What two tumors only happen in Kids?

Ependymoma, Medulloblastoma

11

Meningioma has two things?

1. Has estrogen receptors (ER)
2.Spindle cells in whorled pattern; Psammoma bodies

12

Calcified white matter tumor with seizures?

Oligodendroglioma

13

Most often occurs in the frontal lobes?

Oligodendroglioma

14

Pilocytic astrocytoma is most often found in?

Posterior Fossa

15

Pilocytic astrocytoma histology?

Rosenthal fibers—eosinophilic, corkscrew fibers
Cystic + solid (gross).

16

Medulloblastoma is what kind of tumor?

primitive neuroectodermal tumor.

17

Medulloblastoma histology?

Homer Wright rosettes, small blue cells

18

What can medulloblastoma do?

Drop metastases to spinal cord

19

Ependymoma most commonly causes?

Hydrocephalus

20

Ependymoma histology?

perivascular rosettes

21

Glioblastoma Multiforme histology

pseudopalisading pleomorphic tumor cells

22

Glioblastoma Multiforme is positive for?

GFAP

23

GFAP is?

IF in astrocytes

24

Can Glioblastoma multiforme Corpus Callosum?

Yes