2016 Yun GNAQ and GNA11

    Multiple choice question

    Which melanoma is mostly associated with GNAQ and GNA11 mutations?

    2016 Dadras microRNA

    Multiple choice question

    Which microRNA has been proven to distinguish nevus from melanoma cells by in situ hybridization?

    2016 Rabkin Characteristics linked to melanoma status

    Multiple choice question

    Which of the following characteristics of nevi in case-control studies comparing nevi removed from melanoma patients and spouse controls was linked to melanoma?

    2016 Chan Melanocytic nevi in pregnancy

    Multiple choice question

    All of the following may be seen in melanocytic nevi (example shown below) excised during pregnancy EXCEPT:

    2016 Mihm Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes

    Multiple choice question

    Tumor Inflitrating Lymphocytes:

    2016 Mihm Ulceration

    Multiple choice question

    Ulceration

    2016 Mihm AJCC

    Multiple choice question

    The most important prognostic factors recognized by the AJCC 7th edition are:

    2016 Mihm Childhood tumor

    Multiple choice question

    Malignant melanoma in childhood:

    2016 Mihm Atypical Spitz tumors

    Multiple choice question

    Atypical Spitz's tumors:

    2016 Lowe nodal nevi

    Multiple choice question

    All of the following are correct regarding nodal nevi except:

    2016 Lowe metastatic tumor deposits

    Multiple choice question

    Which of the following is the most common location for metastatic tumor deposits in a sentinel lymph node?

    2016 Clarke myPath Melanoma test

    Multiple choice question

    Which of the following are potential sources of apparent false positives with Myriad's myPath Melanoma test?

    2016 Tse GNAQ-mutant MMN

    Multiple choice question

    Which of the following secondary genomic alterations drives the metastatic potential of GNAQ-mutant malignant melanocytic neoplasms?

    2016 Elvin High tumor mutation

    Multiple choice question

    High tumor mutation burden may differentiate patients most likely to respond to which of the following melanoma therapies (pick all that apply)

    2016 Elvin Testing for BRAF

    Multiple choice question

    Testing only for BRAF base substitutions is adequate for identifying patients who may respond to targeted therapy in which of the following:

    2016 Elder Key role of pathologist

    Multiple choice question

    The key role of the pathologist in the diagnosis of atypical (intermediate) melanocytic lesions is to:

    2016 Elder Characteristics of melanomas in high CSD

    Multiple choice question

    Characteristics of melanomas in high CSD (chronic solar damage) skin include:

    2016 Elder Staining for p16

    Multiple choice question

    Staining for p16 in a Spitz nevus/tumor is appropriately used to:

    2016 Elder CSD Skin Spitz/PSCN

    Multiple choice question

    A succinct histologic definition of a Spitz nevus/tumor is:

    2016 Elder sclerosing atypical nevi

    Multiple choice question

    Which statement regarding so-called sclerosing atypical nevi (fibrosing dysplastic nevi) is correct?

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