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Leiomyoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Leiomyoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.450.590.450
Unique ID
D007889
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007889
Annotation
solitary; multiple = LEIOMYOMATOSIS; coord IM with precoord organ/neopl term (IM); for entry terms FIBROID UTERUS; FIBROIDS, UTERINE, and FIBROMA, UTERINE: coord with UTERINE NEOPLASMS (IM)
Scope Note
A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle tissue, also known as a fibroid tumor. They rarely occur outside of the UTERUS and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT but can occur in the SKIN and SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE, probably arising from the smooth muscle of small blood vessels in these tissues.
Entry Term(s)
Fibroid
Fibroid Tumor
Fibroid Uterus
Fibroids, Uterine
Fibroma, Uterine
Fibromyoma
Leiomyoma, Uterine
Public MeSH Note
FIBROIDS, UTERINE was see UTERINE NEOPLASMS 1991-93
Online Note
use UTERINE NEOPLASMS to search FIBROIDS, UTERINE 1991-93
History Note
FIBROIDS, UTERINE was see UTERINE NEOPLASMS 1991-93
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Leiomyoma Preferred
Fibroid Uterus Narrower
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