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Pediatric Neurology Quiz Part II


Question 1: All of the following are true except ...
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is thought to be secondary to reactivation of a latent measles infection.
The most common imaging finding in TORCH infections are calcifications.
Imaging findings in CNS infections in children differ from adults because the brain is not typically completely myelinated until approximately 16 years of age.
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is an immunologic disease in response to a recent viral infection or immunization.

Question 2: Supratentorial ependymomas in children ...
Account for the majority of ependymomas.
Behave similarly to posterior fossa ependymomas.
Are typically extraventricular within brain parenchyma.
Are the result of CSF spread from posterior fossa ependymomas.

Question 3: The most frequent tumor in the pineal region is ...
Pineoblastoma.
Craniopharyngioma.
Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma.
Germinoma.

Question 4: The four most common posterior fossa masses in children include all of the following except ...
Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma.
Brainstem glioma.
Gangliocytoma.
Medulloblastoma.
Ependymoma.


Question 5: Intracranial calcifications seen in Sturge-Weber syndrome are ...
Premalignant lesions.
Vascular calcifications from a slow flow state.
Secondary to prenatal infection.
The result of treatment.

Question 6: Most patients with neurofibromatosis 2 present as newborns with multiple nerve sheath tumors.
True
False

Question 7: The most common imaging finding in neurofibromatosis 1 are NF1 spots in the basal ganglia, cerebellum, brainstem, and splenium that typically regress after age 12.
True
False


Question 8: An optic glioma is pathognomonic for having NF1.
True
False

Question 9: Bilateral acoustic schwannomas are pathognomonic for NF2.
True
False

Question 10: Glial tumors in the cerebral hemispheres can be accurately graded by imaging characteristics.
True
False

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