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Neurofibrosarcoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Neurofibrosarcoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.450.565.590.350.590
C04.557.450.795.350.590
C04.557.580.600.580.795
C10.551.775.500.750.750
C10.668.829.725.500.600.600
Unique ID
D018319
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018319
Annotation
coordinate IM with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term (IM)
Scope Note
A malignant tumor that arises from small cutaneous nerves, is locally aggressive, and has a potential for metastasis. Characteristic histopathologic features include proliferating atypical spindle cells with slender wavy and pointed nuclei, hypocellular areas, and areas featuring organized whorls of fibroblastic proliferation. The most common primary sites are the extremities, retroperitoneum, and trunk. These tumors tend to present in childhood, often in association with NEUROFIBROMATOSIS 1. (From DeVita et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, p1662; Mayo Clin Proc 1990 Feb;65(2):164-72)
Entry Term(s)
MPNST
Malignant Neurilemmoma
Malignant Neurilemoma
Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor
Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurilemmosarcoma
Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors, Malignant
Sarcoma, Neurogenic
Schwannoma, Malignant
Previous Indexing
Fibrosarcoma (1966-1978)
Neurofibroma (1969-1993)
Public MeSH Note
1994; for Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors, see Neurilemoma 2000-2018
History Note
1994; for Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors, use Neurilemoma 2000-2018
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/25
Revision Date
2018/03/08
Neurofibrosarcoma Preferred
Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors Narrower
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