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A 40-year-old woman who has had progressive localizing signs of central nervous system compression fully recovers following resection of an intracranial neoplasm. These clinical findings are highly suggestive of a specific diagnosis. Assuming that this diagnosis is correct, which of the following is most characteristic?

(A) Extracranial metastases
(B) "Fried egg" appearance of tumor cells
(C) Multiple areas of necrosis and hemorrhage within the tumor
(D) Origin in arachnoidal cells of the meninges
(E) Tumor cells arranged in a rosette pattern
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hmmm, not sure but since its resectable perhaps meningioma which is the arachnoid cell origin. fried egg is oligodendroglioma, rosette is the malignant one- medulloblastoma. not sure about the other 2.
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D Origin in arachnoidal cells of the meninges
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Yup D its a meningioma
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yeah its d meningioma...
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the meningeal tumor produce signs of compression so its D
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d) compression; full relief - meningioma ->>origin from arahnoidal cells of meninges
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I think the answer is D.
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Yup its DDDDDD
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(D) Origin in arachnoidal cells of the meninges
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i'll go with d too
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Correct Answer correct answer

The answer is D.

Meningioma is the second most common primary intracranial neoplasm of adults, second only to glioblastoma multiforme. Because this slowly growing benign tumor arises from the arachnoidal cells of the meninges, it is actually external to the brain and is frequently amenable to surgical resection and complete cure.
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Extracranial metastases - Lung - Breast - Kidney - Skin

"Fried egg" appearance of tumor cells = Oligodendoglioma
Intracranial neoplasm fully recovers after resection-oligodendroglioma_fried-egg.jpeg
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Multiple areas of necrosis and hemorrhage within the tumor = G.M.
Intracranial neoplasm fully recovers after resection-glioblastoma-multiforme-pseudopalisading-necrosis-2.jpg
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Origin in arachnoidal cells of the meninges = Meningioma
Intracranial neoplasm fully recovers after resection-meningioma_psammoma-bodies.png
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Tumor cells arranged in a rosette pattern = Medulloblastoma
Intracranial neoplasm fully recovers after resection-medulloblastoma_primitive-cell_mitosis.jpeg
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Extracranial metastases - Lung - Breast - Kidney - Skin

"Fried egg" appearance of tumor cells = Oligodendoglioma
Attachment 1818

Multiple areas of necrosis and hemorrhage within the tumor = G.M.
Attachment 1820

Origin in arachnoidal cells of the meninges = Meningioma
Attachment 1819

Tumor cells arranged in a rosette pattern = Medulloblastoma
Attachment 1821
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