Test 2
1. Typical  peripheral cystoid degeneration of the retina: 
a. is associated with high myopia

b. produces cystic spaces in the nerve fibre layer

c. increases the risk of retinal detachment

d. has overlying liquefied vitreous 

e. gives rise to retinoschisis through coalescence of the cystic 

2. The following stains are useful in showing up calcium in the tissue: 

a. Prussian blue 

b. von Kossa

c. Alizarin red

d. crystal violet

e. sudan black

3. Touton's giant cells occur in: 

a. histiocystosis X 

b. tuberous xanthoma

c. juvenile xanthogranuloma 

d. Erdheim-Chester's disease

e. liposarcoma

4. Sturge-Weber's syndrome is associated with: 

a. localized form of choroidal haemangioma 

b. meningeal haemangioma

c. neovascular glaucoma

d. optic glioma 

e. cavernous haemangioma


5. The following are true about orbital meningioma:
a. it is commoner in female than male

b. it usually arises from intracranial extension.

c. it is associated with type I neurofibromatosis

d. orbital calcification is a common feature 

e. Psamomma bodies are essential for histological diagnosis

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