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Myxoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Myxoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.450.565.550
Unique ID
D009232
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009232
Annotation
coordinate with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term
Scope Note
A benign neoplasm derived from connective tissue, consisting chiefly of polyhedral and stellate cells that are loosely embedded in a soft mucoid matrix, thereby resembling primitive mesenchymal tissue. It occurs frequently intramuscularly where it may be mistaken for a sarcoma. It appears also in the jaws and the skin. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Angiomyxoma
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1995/06/08
Myxoma Preferred
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