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Optic Nerve Neoplasms MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Optic Nerve Neoplasms
Tree Number(s)
C04.588.614.300.600
C04.588.614.596.240.240
C10.292.225.800
C10.292.700.500
C10.551.360.500
C10.551.775.250.500
C11.640.544
Unique ID
D019574
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019574
Annotation
coordinate IM with histologic type of neoplasm (IM)
Scope Note
Benign and malignant neoplasms that arise from the optic nerve or its sheath. OPTIC NERVE GLIOMA is the most common histologic type. Optic nerve neoplasms tend to cause unilateral visual loss and an afferent pupillary defect and may spread via neural pathways to the brain.
Entry Version
OPTIC NERVE NEOPL
Entry Term(s)
Benign Optic Nerve Neoplasm
Benign Optic Nerve Sheath Neoplasms
Benign Optic Nerve Sheath Tumors
Benign Optic Nerve Tumor
Malignant Optic Nerve Neoplasm
Malignant Optic Nerve Sheath Neoplasms
Malignant Optic Nerve Sheath Tumors
Malignant Optic Nerve Tumor
Neoplasm, Benign, Optic Nerve
Neoplasm, Optic Nerve, Benign
Neoplasms, Optic Nerve
Optic Nerve Neoplasm, Benign
Optic Nerve Sheath Neoplasm
Optic Nerve Sheath Neoplasms, Malignant
Optic Nerve Sheath Tumors
Optic Nerve Sheath Tumors, Benign
Optic Nerve Sheath Tumors, Malignant
Optic Nerve Tumor, Malignant
Tumor, Benign, Optic Nerve
Tumor, Malignant, Optic Nerve
Tumor, Optic Nerve, Benign
Tumor, Optic Nerve, Malignant
NLM Classification #
WW 280
Previous Indexing
Cranial Nerve Neoplasms (1976-1997)
Optic Nerve (1966-1997)
Optic Nerve Diseases (1978-1997)
Public MeSH Note
98
History Note
98
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Optic Nerve Neoplasms Preferred
Optic Nerve Sheath Neoplasm Narrower
Malignant Optic Nerve Neoplasm Narrower
Malignant Optic Nerve Sheath Neoplasms Narrower
Benign Optic Nerve Neoplasm Narrower
Benign Optic Nerve Sheath Neoplasms Narrower
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