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CHAPTER 20: CARDIAC MASSES AND PERICARDIAL PATHOLOGY

Choose the one best answer for the following questions.

1. Which of the following are helpful in identifying the type of tumor with TEE?

a. Age and sex

b. A history of nicotine abuse

c. A history of alcohol abuse

d. Hemoptysis

a.

2. Morphological properties that may be helpful in the TEE diagnosis of cardiac tumors include:

a. Tumor location

b. Attachment site

c. Tumor size

d. Mobility

e. All of the above

e.

3. Other characteristics that may be helpful in TEE diagnosis of cardiac tumors include:

a. Response to antibiotic therapy

b. The texture of the tumor

c. The number of tumors

d. Familial occurrence

e. All of the above

e.

4. Which of the following represents the most common type of primary benign cardiac tumor?

a. Myxoma

b. Lipoma

c. Rhabdomyoma

d. Papillary fibroelastoma

d.

5. Which of the following represents the least common type of primary benign cardiac tumor?

a. Myxoma

b. Lipoma

c. Rhabdomyoma

d. Hemangioma

d.

6. Which of the following represents the most common type of primary malignant cardiac tumor?

a. Angiosarcoma

b. Lymphoma

c. Rhabdomyosarcoma

d. Mesothelioma

a.

7. Which of the following common tumors is benign and occurs between the third and sixth decades of life, mostly in females?

a. Hemangioma

b. Lipoma

c. Myxoma

d. Rhabdomyoma

c.

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