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Leiomyosarcoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Leiomyosarcoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.450.590.455
C04.557.450.795.455
Unique ID
D007890
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007890
Annotation
coordinate with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term
Scope Note
A sarcoma containing large spindle cells of smooth muscle. Although it rarely occurs in soft tissue, it is common in the viscera. It is the most common soft tissue sarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract and uterus. The median age of patients is 60 years. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1865)
Entry Term(s)
Leiomyosarcoma, Epithelioid
Leiomyosarcoma, Myxoid
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1995/06/08
Leiomyosarcoma Preferred
Leiomyosarcoma, Epithelioid Related
Leiomyosarcoma, Myxoid Related
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