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Iris Neoplasms MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Iris Neoplasms
Tree Number(s)
C04.588.364.978.400
C11.319.494.400
C11.941.375.375
C11.941.855.400
Unique ID
D015811
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015811
Annotation
coordinate with histological type of neoplasm
Scope Note
Tumors of the iris characterized by increased pigmentation of melanocytes. Iris nevi are composed of proliferated melanocytes and are associated with neurofibromatosis and malignant melanoma of the choroid and ciliary body. Malignant melanoma of the iris often originates from preexisting nevi.
Entry Version
IRIS NEOPL
Entry Term(s)
Neoplasms, Iris
Previous Indexing
Eye Neoplasms (1968-1989)
Iris (1968-1989)
Melanoma (1968-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/25
Revision Date
2000/06/22
Iris Neoplasms Preferred
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