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Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.470.200.623
C04.588.443.665.710.650.500
C07.550.350.650.500
C07.550.745.650.500
C09.647.710.650.500
C09.775.350.650.500
C09.775.549.650.500
Unique ID
D000077274
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077274
Annotation
coordinate IM with NASOPHARYNGEAL NEOPLASMS (IM)
Scope Note
A carcinoma that originates in the EPITHELIUM of the NASOPHARYNX and includes four subtypes: keratinizing squamous cell, non-keratinizing, basaloid squamous cell, and PAPILLARY ADENOCARCINOMA. It is most prevalent in Southeast Asian populations and is associated with EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS INFECTIONS. Somatic mutations associated with this cancer have been identified in NPCR, BAP1, UBAP1, ERBB2, ERBB3, MLL2, PIK3CA, KRAS, NRAS, and ARID1A genes.
NLM Classification #
WV 410
Public MeSH Note
2019; NASOPHARYNGEAL CARCINOMA was indexed under CARCINOMA and NASOPHARYNGEAL NEOPLASMS 2010-2018
History Note
2019 (2010)
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2018/06/19
Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Preferred
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