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Category: Surgery--->Chest Wall, Pleura, and Mediastinum
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Question 21#Print Question

The primary site for male patients with malignant pleural effusions is:

a. Gastrointestinal tract
b. Lung
c. Genitourinary tract
d. Genitourinary tract

Question 22#Print Question

Eosinophilic granulomas are associated with:

a. Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH)
b. Parasitic infections
c. Crohn disease
d. Gardner syndrome

Question 23#Print Question

A chylothorax is likely to be present in a patient whose pleural fluid analysis results show a triglyceride level of::

a. 80 mg/100 mL
b. 100 mg/100 mL
c. 45 mg/100 mL
d. 130 mg/100 mL

Question 24#Print Question

Osteosarcoma of the rib:

a. Is considered non-operable if pulmonary metastases are present
b. Is treated with radiation therapy before resection
c. Is treated with adjuvant chemotherapy before resection
d. Requires excision with a 6-cm margin

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Excisional biopsy of a chest wall mass is allowed if:

a. Needle biopsy was nondiagnostic
b. Imaging reveals classic appearance of a chondrosarcoma
c. It is >3 cm
d. None of the above

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