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Meningeal Neoplasms MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Meningeal Neoplasms
Tree Number(s)
C04.588.614.250.580
C10.551.240.500
Unique ID
D008577
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008577
Annotation
coord IM with histol type of neopl (IM); for intracranial or spinal meningioma, see note on MENINGIOMA; intradural extramedullary neopl do not go here: index under SPINAL CORD NEOPLASMS & do not try to locate "intradural" or "extramedullary"; meningeal leukemia does not go here: index under MENINGES /‌pathol (IM) + LEUKEMIC INFILTRATION (IM) (see note there) + specific type of leukemia (IM) if relevant
Scope Note
Benign and malignant neoplastic processes that arise from or secondarily involve the meningeal coverings of the brain and spinal cord.
Entry Version
MENINGEAL NEOPL
Entry Term(s)
Benign Meningeal Neoplasms
Intracranial Meningeal Neoplasms
Leptomeningeal Neoplasms
Malignant Meningeal Neoplasms
Meningeal Cancer
Meningeal Neoplasms, Benign
Meningeal Neoplasms, Intracranial
Meningeal Neoplasms, Malignant
Meningeal Tumors
Neoplasms, Leptomeningeal
Neoplasms, Meningeal
Spinal Meningeal Neoplasms
NLM Classification #
WL 200
Previous Indexing
Brain Neoplasms (1966-1977)
Meninges (1966-1977)
Neoplasms (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/27
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Meningeal Neoplasms Preferred
Malignant Meningeal Neoplasms Narrower
Intracranial Meningeal Neoplasms Narrower
Leptomeningeal Neoplasms Narrower
Spinal Meningeal Neoplasms Narrower
Benign Meningeal Neoplasms Narrower
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