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Paraganglioma, Extra-Adrenal MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Paraganglioma, Extra-Adrenal
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.625.650.700.705
C04.557.580.625.650.700.705
Unique ID
D010236
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010236
Annotation
coordinate IM with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term (IM)
Scope Note
A relatively rare, usually benign neoplasm originating in the chemoreceptor tissue of the CAROTID BODY; GLOMUS JUGULARE; GLOMUS TYMPANICUM; AORTIC BODIES; and the female genital tract. It consists histologically of rounded or ovoid hyperchromatic cells that tend to be grouped in an alveolus-like pattern within a scant to moderate amount of fibrous stroma and a few large thin-walled vascular channels. (From Stedman, 27th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Chemodectoma
Chemodectomas
Paraganglioma, Non-Chromaffin
Paraganglioma, Nonchromaffin
Paragangliomas, Familial Nonchromaffin, 1
See Also
Glomus Tumor
Public MeSH Note
94; was PARAGANGLIOMA, NONCHROMAFFIN 1963-93
Online Note
use PARAGANGLIOMA, EXTRA-ADRENAL to search PARAGANGLIOMA, NONCHROMAFFIN 1966-93
History Note
94; was PARAGANGLIOMA, NONCHROMAFFIN 1963-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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