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Giant Cell Tumor of Tendon Sheath MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Giant Cell Tumor of Tendon Sheath
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.450.565.380.690
C05.550.870.445
C05.651.869.762
Unique ID
D000070779
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000070779
Scope Note
A tumor arising in the SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE; SYNOVIAL BURSA; or TENDON sheath. It is characterized by OSTEOCLAST-like GIANT CELLS; FOAM CELLS; pigmented HEMOSIDERIN-laden MACROPHAGES and inflammatory infiltrate. It is classified either as diffuse or localized tenosynovitis.
Entry Term(s)
Fibrous Histiocytoma of Tendon Sheath
Localized Giant Cell Tumor of the Tendon Sheath
Localized Nodular Tenosynovitis
Localized Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis
Nodular Tenosynovitis
Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumor
Previous Indexing
Giant Cell Tumors (1978-2016)
Soft Tissue Neoplasms (1976-2016)
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/05
Revision Date
2016/01/20
Giant Cell Tumor of Tendon Sheath Preferred
Localized Giant Cell Tumor of the Tendon Sheath Narrower
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