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Pleural Effusion, Malignant MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pleural Effusion, Malignant
Tree Number(s)
C04.588.894.797.640.700
C08.528.652.700
C08.528.694.700
C08.785.640.700
Unique ID
D016066
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016066
Annotation
do not confuse with PRIMARY EFFUSION LYMPHOMA, often found in the pleural cavity
Scope Note
Presence of fluid in the PLEURAL CAVITY as a complication of malignant disease. Malignant pleural effusions often contain actual malignant cells.
Entry Term(s)
Malignant Pleural Effusion
Previous Indexing
Pleural Effusion (1966-1990)
specific neoplasm (1966-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/02/12
Revision Date
2022/07/12
Pleural Effusion, Malignant Preferred
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