Flashcards in Neural Tumors Deck (24):
Pancoast Tumors are found in?
Pancoast Tumors cause what kind of syndrome?
If Pancoast Tumors involve horner's syndrome, where are they affecting?
Autonomic ganglion, Symp. cervical ganglion
If Pancoast Tumors produce ipsilateral arm pain, paresthias and shoulder pain, where are they affecting?
MC malignant primary adult tumor?
MC benign adult tumor?
Astrocyte tumor in adults?
Astrocyte tumor in kids?
MC CNS tumor in Kids?
What two tumors only happen in Kids?
Meningioma has two things?
1. Has estrogen receptors (ER)
2.Spindle cells in whorled pattern; Psammoma bodies
Calcified white matter tumor with seizures?
Most often occurs in the frontal lobes?
Pilocytic astrocytoma is most often found in?
Pilocytic astrocytoma histology?
Rosenthal fibers—eosinophilic, corkscrew fibers
Cystic + solid (gross).
Medulloblastoma is what kind of tumor?
primitive neuroectodermal tumor.
Homer Wright rosettes, small blue cells
What can medulloblastoma do?
Drop metastases to spinal cord
Ependymoma most commonly causes?
Glioblastoma Multiforme histology
pseudopalisading pleomorphic tumor cells
Glioblastoma Multiforme is positive for?
IF in astrocytes