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Mesothelioma MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mesothelioma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.470.035.510
C04.557.470.660.510
Unique ID
D008654
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008654
Annotation
benign or malignant; coordinate IM with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term (IM); LOCALIZED MESOTHELIOMA and FIBROUS MESOTHELIOMA see SOLITARY FIBROUS TUMOR, PLEURAL is also available
Scope Note
A tumor derived from mesothelial tissue (peritoneum, pleura, pericardium). It appears as broad sheets of cells, with some regions containing spindle-shaped, sarcoma-like cells and other regions showing adenomatous patterns. Pleural mesotheliomas have been linked to exposure to asbestos. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Mesothelioma Preferred
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