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Glomus Tympanicum MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Glomus Tympanicum
Tree Number(s)
A06.688.267
A08.675.650.915.500.600.360
A08.713.228
A08.800.950.500.600.360
A09.246.397.400
A11.671.650.915.500.600.360
Unique ID
D043485
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D043485
Scope Note
A highly vascular ovoid body of chemoreceptive tissue lying adjacent to the TYMPANIC CAVITY. It is derived from NEURAL CREST tissue and is considered part of the diffuse neuroendocrine system. It is the site of a rare neoplasm called a GLOMUS TYMPANICUM TUMOR.
Previous Indexing
Paraganglia, Nonchromaffin (1989-2003)
Paraganglioma, Extra-Adrenal (1965-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004; see PARAGANGLIA, NONCHROMAFFIN 1994-2003
History Note
2004; use PARAGANGLIA, NONCHROMAFFIN 1994-2003
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2014/06/13
Glomus Tympanicum Preferred
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