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Histiocytic Sarcoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Histiocytic Sarcoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.227.380
C15.604.250.390.380
Unique ID
D054747
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054747
Scope Note
Malignant neoplasms composed of MACROPHAGES or DENDRITIC CELLS. Most histiocytic sarcomas present as localized tumor masses without a leukemic phase. Though the biological behavior of these neoplasms resemble lymphomas, their cell lineage is histiocytic not lymphoid.
Entry Term(s)
Histiocytosis, Malignant
Malignant Histiocytosis
True Histiocytic Lymphoma
True Malignant Histiocytosis
Public MeSH Note
2008; for HISTIOCYTOSIS, MALIGNANT see HISTIOCYTOSIS, MALIGNANT 1987-2007
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Histiocytic Sarcoma Preferred
Histiocytosis, Malignant Narrower
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