Podiatry Boards Part 1

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dhubbard
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Podiatry Boards Part 1
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2012-12-14 13:08:17
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ST Tumors Presby
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ST tumors
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  1. What are the chacteristics of a benign ST tumor?
    • Resemble derivative tissue
    • Automous growth rate
    • Local invasion rare
    • Low recurrence rate
    • Small
    • Cystic/fluid filled
    • Movable
  2. What are teh chacteristics of a malignant tumor?
    • Sarcoma
    • Aggressive
    • Rapid destructive growth
    • Recurrence/metastasis
    • Large
    • Solid
    • Fixed
  3. MRI findings of a benign tumor?
    • Well defined margins
    • Homogeneous signal intesity
    • No N-V or bone involved
  4. MRI findings of a malignant tumor?
    • Poor margins
    • Hetergeneous signal
    • N-V or bone involvment
  5. What is the difference between excision and incisional biopsy?
    • Both open biopsy
    • Excisional you take it all out and incisional you remove part of it and leve main mass in situ
  6. What are our common benign tumors?
    • Ganglion cyst
    • Plantar Fibroma
    • Lipoma
    • Neurofibroma
    • Neurolemoma
  7. Ganglions?
    • Usually dorsal foot or ankle
    • Well circumscribed
    • Close to a tendon sheath or joint
  8. Plant fibroma?
    • Thickening of the plantar fascia
    • Usually medial or central band
  9. Lipoma?
    • MOST COMMON BENIGN TUMOR
    • Superficial are well defined
    • Deep have no margin
  10. Neurofibroma?
    • Tumor of spindle cell origin
    • fusiform expansion of nerve
    • solitary or multiple
    • associated with von Recklinghausen's disease
  11. Neurolemma?
    • Tumor of the peripheral nerve sheath
    • Discrete tender nodule
    • Usually affects major nerve

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