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Paraganglioma MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Paraganglioma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.625.650.700
C04.557.580.625.650.700
Unique ID
D010235
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010235
Annotation
coordinate with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term
Scope Note
A neural crest tumor usually derived from the chromoreceptor tissue of a paraganglion, such as the carotid body, or medulla of the adrenal gland (usually called a chromaffinoma or pheochromocytoma). It is more common in women than in men. (Stedman, 25th ed; from Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Entry Term(s)
Paraganglioma, Gangliocytic
Paragangliomas 1
Paragangliomas, Familial, 1
Paragangliomata
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Paraganglioma Preferred
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