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