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 19
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 Non-ossifying Fibroma 7
13 Enchondromas 7
14 Metastatic Disease of Spine 7
15 Multiple Myeloma 6
16 Heterotopic Ossification 6
17 Aneurysmal Bone Cyst 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 Eosinophilic Granuloma 4
27 Adamantinoma 4
28 Extra-abdominal Desmoid Tumor 4
29 Lipomas 4
30 Myositis Ossificans 3
31 Periosteal Osteosarcoma 3
32 Telangiectatic Osteosarcoma 2
33 Lymphoma 2
34 Bone Tumor Staging Systems 2
35 Parosteal Osteosarcoma 2
36 Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma (Pleomorphic Sarcoma) 2
37 Synovial Chondromatosis 2
38 Hemangioma of soft tissue 2
39 Glomus Tumor 2
40 Tumoral Calcinosis 2
41 Rhabdomyosarcoma 2
42 Intramuscular Myxomas 2
43 Neuroblastoma 1
44 Bone Infarct 1
45 Focal Fibrocartilaginous Dysplasia 1
46 Epithelioid Sarcoma 1
47 Angiosarcoma 1
48 Squamous Cell Carcinoma 1
49 Neurilemmoma 1
50 Neuroma 1
51 Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor 1
52 Neurofibroma 1
53 Leiomyosarcoma 1
54 Chordoma 1
55 Melorheostosis 1
56 Radiation Therapy 1
57 Differential Groups 1
58 Melanoma 1
59 Other Pathology Topics 1
60 Chondromyxoid Fibroma 1
61 Periosteal Chondromas 1