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Lipoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lipoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.450.550.400
Unique ID
D008067
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008067
Annotation
solitary neoplastic; for non-neoplastic see LIPOMATOSIS; coordinate with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term
Scope Note
A benign tumor composed of fat cells (ADIPOCYTES). It can be surrounded by a thin layer of connective tissue (encapsulated), or diffuse without the capsule.
Entry Term(s)
Atypical Lipoma
Fatty Tumor
Hibernoma
Lipoma, Pleomorphic
Lipomata
Lipomatosis, Multiple
Public MeSH Note
FATTY TUMOR was heading 1963-67
Online Note
use LIPOMA to search FATTY TUMOR 1966-67
History Note
FATTY TUMOR was heading 1963-67
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/03/05
Lipoma Preferred
Lipoma, Pleomorphic Narrower
Atypical Lipoma Related
Lipomatosis, Multiple Narrower
Hibernoma Narrower
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