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Mesothelioma, Malignant MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mesothelioma, Malignant
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.470.035.510.757
C04.557.470.660.510.757
C04.588.894.797.520.173
C04.588.894.797.640.350
C08.381.540.144
C08.785.520.124
C08.785.640.350
Unique ID
D000086002
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000086002
Scope Note
A type of mesothelioma with a tendency to metastasize. Most tumors originate from either the PLEURA or PERITONEUM, tumors may also originate in the PERICARDIUM or testicular tissue. It is associated with ASBESTOS exposure. Somatic mutations identified in WT1, BCL10, CDKN2A, NF2, and BAP1 genes are associated with the malignancy. OMIM: 156240.
Entry Term(s)
Malignant Mesothelioma
Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma, Malignant Pleural
Previous Indexing
Lung Neoplasms (2013-2020)
Mesothelioma (2013-2020)
Public MeSH Note
2021; MESOTHELIOMA, MALIGNANT indexed as LUNG NEOPLASMS and MESOTHELIOMA 2013-2020
History Note
2021
Date Established
2021/01/01
Date of Entry
2020/07/07
Revision Date
2021/05/10
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