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Lymphoma, Primary Effusion MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lymphoma, Primary Effusion
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.386.480.150.592
C15.604.515.569.480.150.592
C20.683.515.761.480.150.592
Unique ID
D054685
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054685
Annotation
do not confuse with MALIGNANT PLEURAL EFFUSIONS
Scope Note
A rare neoplasm of large B-cells usually presenting as serious effusions without detectable tumor masses. The most common sites of involvement are the pleural, pericardial, and peritoneal cavities. It is associated with HUMAN HERPESVIRUS 8, most often occurring in the setting of immunodeficiency.
Entry Term(s)
Primary Effusion Lymphoma
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Lymphoma, Primary Effusion Preferred
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