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Chondrosarcoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Chondrosarcoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.450.565.280
C04.557.450.795.300
Unique ID
D002813
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002813
Annotation
coordinate with BONE NEOPLASMS or specific precoordinated bone/neoplasm term or specific bone + BONE NEOPLASMS
Scope Note
A slowly growing malignant neoplasm derived from cartilage cells, occurring most frequently in pelvic bones or near the ends of long bones, in middle-aged and old people. Most chondrosarcomas arise de novo, but some may develop in a preexisting benign cartilaginous lesion or in patients with ENCHONDROMATOSIS. (Stedman, 25th ed)
NLM Classification #
QZ 345
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Chondrosarcoma Preferred
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