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Neurilemmoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Neurilemmoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.625.650.595
C04.557.580.600.610.595
C04.557.580.625.650.595
Unique ID
D009442
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009442
Annotation
benign or malignant; coordinate IM with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term (IM)
Scope Note
A neoplasm that arises from SCHWANN CELLS of the cranial, peripheral, and autonomic nerves. Clinically, these tumors may present as a cranial neuropathy, abdominal or soft tissue mass, intracranial lesion, or with spinal cord compression. Histologically, these tumors are encapsulated, highly vascular, and composed of a homogenous pattern of biphasic fusiform-shaped cells that may have a palisaded appearance. (From DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, pp964-5)
Entry Term(s)
Neurilemoma
Neurinoma
Schwannoma
Schwannomatosis, Plexiform
Public MeSH Note
1999; for MALIGNANT PERIPHERAL NERVE SHEATH TUMORS see NERVE SHEATH NEOPLASMS 1998-2013
History Note
1999 (1966)
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/01
Neurilemmoma Preferred
Schwannomatosis, Plexiform Narrower
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