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Choroid Neoplasms MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Choroid Neoplasms
Tree Number(s)
C04.588.364.978.223
C11.319.494.198
C11.941.160.238
C11.941.855.198
Unique ID
D002830
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002830
Annotation
of the eye: do not confuse with neoplasms of CHOROID PLEXUS ( = CHOROID PLEXUS NEOPLASMS); coordinate with histological type of neoplasm
Scope Note
Tumors of the choroid; most common intraocular tumors are malignant melanomas of the choroid. These usually occur after puberty and increase in incidence with advancing age. Most malignant melanomas of the uveal tract develop from benign melanomas (nevi).
Entry Version
CHOROID NEOPL
Entry Term(s)
Choroidal Neoplasms
NLM Classification #
WW 245
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2000/06/22
Choroid Neoplasms Preferred
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