Questions

1. Paraneoplastic syndromes are associated with ALL of the following except:

a. Cushings syndrome is more often associated with bronchial carcinoids than squamous cell carcinoma.

b. Less than 5% of patients with small call carcinoma will develop Cushing's syndrome.

c. Hypercalcemia is more common in small cell cancer than squamous cell cancer.

d. Hyponatremia secondary to antidiuretic hormone is found in 5% of patients with lung cancer.

e. Hypercalcemia is usually caused by a PTH like peptide secretion.

2. All of the following regarding CT biopsy and thoracoscopic biopsy of a solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) are true except:

a. Postoperative complication rates are equal.

b. CT biopsy is the definitive management of a SPN.

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