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Struma Ovarii MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Struma Ovarii
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.910.850
Unique ID
D013330
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013330
Annotation
benign or malignant; coordinate with OVARIAN NEOPLASMS; struma carcinoid = STRUMA OVARII + CARCINOID TUMOR + OVARIAN NEOPLASMS
Scope Note
A rare teratoid tumor of the ovary composed almost entirely of thyroid tissue, with large follicles containing abundant colloid. Occasionally there are symptoms of hyperthyroidism. 5-10% of struma ovarii become malignant, the only absolute criterion for which is the presence of metastasis. (Dorland, 27th ed; Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
NLM Classification #
WP 322
Public MeSH Note
67
History Note
67(63)
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1995/06/08
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