Pathology High-Yield Topics

Number of times each topic has been tested on the OITE exam since 2004.

# Topic Questions
1 Metastatic Disease of Extremity 31
2 Intramedullary Osteosarcoma 23
3 Osteochondroma & Multiple Hereditary Exostosis 18
4 Giant Cell Tumor 18
5 Chondrosarcoma 14
6 Soft Tissue Sarcoma 14
7 Synovial Sarcoma 13
8 Unicameral Bone Cyst 11
9 Paget's Disease 11
10 Ewing's Sarcoma 10
11 Osteoid Osteoma 8
12 Metastatic Disease of Spine 7
13 Enchondromas 7
14 Non-ossifying Fibroma 7
15 Multiple Myeloma 6
16 Aneurysmal Bone Cyst 6
17 Heterotopic Ossification 6
18 Liposarcoma 6
19 Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis 5
20 Biopsy Principles 5
21 Fibrous Dysplasia 5
22 Chondroblastoma 5
23 Chemotherapy 5
24 Impending Fracture & Prophylactic Fixation 4
25 Osteofibrous Dysplasia 4
26 Adamantinoma 4
27 Eosinophilic Granuloma 4
28 Extra-abdominal Desmoid Tumor 4
29 Lipomas 4
30 Myositis Ossificans 3
31 Periosteal Osteosarcoma 3
32 Telangiectatic Osteosarcoma 2
33 Parosteal Osteosarcoma 2
34 Other Pathology Topics 2
35 Bone Tumor Staging Systems 2
36 Lymphoma 2
37 Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma (Pleomorphic Sarcoma) 2
38 Glomus Tumor 2
39 Hemangioma of soft tissue 2
40 Synovial Chondromatosis 2
41 Rhabdomyosarcoma 2
42 Tumoral Calcinosis 2
43 Intramuscular Myxomas 2
44 Neuroblastoma 1
45 Bone Infarct 1
46 Focal Fibrocartilaginous Dysplasia 1
47 Neurilemmoma 1
48 Neuroma 1
49 Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor 1
50 Neurofibroma 1
51 Leiomyosarcoma 1
52 Angiosarcoma 1
53 Squamous Cell Carcinoma 1
54 Epithelioid Sarcoma 1
55 Chordoma 1
56 Melorheostosis 1
57 Melanoma 1
58 Radiation Therapy 1
59 Differential Groups 1
60 Chondromyxoid Fibroma 1
61 Periosteal Chondromas 1