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Sentinel Lymph Node MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sentinel Lymph Node
Tree Number(s)
A10.549.400.750
A15.382.520.604.412.750
Unique ID
D000071036
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000071036
Scope Note
First lymph node to receive drainage from the primary tumor. SENTINEL LYMPH NODE BIOPSY is performed to determine early METASTASIS status because cancer cells may appear first in the sentinel node.
Entry Term(s)
Sentinal Node
NLM Classification #
WH 700
Previous Indexing
Lymph Nodes (1980-2016)
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy (1999-2016)
See Also
Lymphatic Metastasis
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/08
Revision Date
2016/02/26
Sentinel Lymph Node Preferred
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