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Nerve Sheath Neoplasms MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Nerve Sheath Neoplasms
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.580.600
C10.551.775.500
C10.668.829.725.500
Unique ID
D018317
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018317
Annotation
neoplasms composed of myelin sheaths, NOT neoplasms located in myelin sheaths: coordinate IM with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term (IM)
Scope Note
Neoplasms which arise from nerve sheaths formed by SCHWANN CELLS in the PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM or by OLIGODENDROCYTES in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors, NEUROFIBROMA, and NEURILEMMOMA are relatively common tumors in this category.
Entry Version
NERVE SHEATH NEOPL
Entry Term(s)
Neoplasms, Nerve Sheath
Nerve Sheath Neoplasm
Nerve Sheath Tumor
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Nerve Sheath Tumors, Peripheral
Perineurioma
Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor
Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors
Tumors of the Nerve Sheath
Public MeSH Note
2006; see NERVE SHEATH TUMORS 1994-2005
History Note
2006 (1994)
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/25
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Nerve Sheath Neoplasms Preferred
Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors Narrower
Perineurioma Narrower
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