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Ganglioneuroma MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ganglioneuroma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.625.600.355
C04.557.470.670.355
C04.557.580.625.600.355
Unique ID
D005729
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005729
Annotation
coord IM with precoord organ/neopl term (IM)
Scope Note
A benign neoplasm that usually arises from the sympathetic trunk in the mediastinum. Histologic features include spindle cell proliferation (resembling a neurofibroma) and the presence of large ganglion cells. The tumor may present clinically with HORNER SYNDROME or diarrhea due to ectopic production of vasoactive intestinal peptide. (From DeVita et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, p966)
Entry Term(s)
Gangliocytoma
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/08
Ganglioneuroma Preferred
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