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Glioblastoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Glioblastoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.625.600.380.080.335
C04.557.470.670.380.080.335
C04.557.580.625.600.380.080.335
Unique ID
D005909
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005909
Annotation
coord IM with probably precoord CNS/neopl term + site (IM); for GLIOBLASTOMA WITH SARCOMATOUS COMPONENT see GLIOSARCOMA; for GLIOBLASTOMA, RETINAL see RETINOBLASTOMA
Scope Note
A malignant form of astrocytoma histologically characterized by pleomorphism of cells, nuclear atypia, microhemorrhage, and necrosis. They may arise in any region of the central nervous system, with a predilection for the cerebral hemispheres, basal ganglia, and commissural pathways. Clinical presentation most frequently occurs in the fifth or sixth decade of life with focal neurologic signs or seizures.
Entry Term(s)
Astrocytoma, Grade IV
Giant Cell Glioblastoma
Glioblastoma Multiforme
Public MeSH Note
94; was GLIOBLASTOMA MULTIFORME 1963-93; GLIOBLASTOMA was see ASTROCYTOMA 1993
Online Note
use GLIOBLASTOMA to search GLIOBLASTOMA MULTIFORME 1966-93; search GLIOBLASTOMA under GLIOMA 1980-93
History Note
94; was GLIOBLASTOMA MULTIFORME 1963-93; GLIOBLASTOMA was see ASTROCYTOMA 1993
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Glioblastoma Preferred
Glioblastoma Multiforme Narrower
Giant Cell Glioblastoma Narrower
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