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A Review of Articles From Last Month's Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.

Listed below are questions based on articles that appeared in last month's issue of the ARCHIVES. Registered continuing medical education participants should use the July 2001 answer sheet to answer these questions.

1. Melanotic tumors of the central nervous system include (Figure 1):

a. ependymomas b. medulloblastomas c. primitive pineal tumors d. a, b, and c e. none of the above

(from Pigmented Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma--Sharma et al)

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2. Human herpesvirus 8 can induce human immunodeficiency virus type 1 replication in vitro and in vivo.

True or False?

(from Induction of Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 Replication by Human Herpesvirus 8--Mercader et al)

3. Paul Ehrlich, the father of immunology, had an eclectic career that included working as:

a. an organic chemist b. a hematologist c. a pharmacologist d. a, b, and c e. none of the above

(from Paul Ehrlich--Jay)

4. Cyclooxygenase 2 induction has been demonstrated in (Figure 2):

a. Helicobacter pylori gastritis b. Crohn disease c. ulcerative colitis d. a, b, and c e. none of the above

(from Evidence of an Inflammatory Pathology in "Normal" Appendices Following Emergency Appendectomy--Nemeth et al)

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5. Ectopic thymus has been reported to transform to:

a. thymic carcinoma b. thymoma c. lymphoma d. a and b e. a, b, and c

(from Adult Ectopic Thymus Adjacent to Thyroid and Parathyroid--Wu et al)

6. Cobalamin deficiency can manifest as:

a. neuropathy b. microcytic anemia c. psychosis d. a and c e. a, b, and c

(from Methylmalonic Acid: A Test Whose Time Has Come?--Elin & Winter)

Answers to these questions will appear in the August 2001 issue.

(Answers to questions from June 2001 issue: 1, e; 2, e; 3, True; 4, True; 5, True; and 6, d.)
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