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Urethral Neoplasms MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Urethral Neoplasms
Tree Number(s)
C04.588.945.947.945
C12.050.351.937.820.890
C12.050.351.968.767.601
C12.200.758.820.937
C12.200.777.767.601
C12.900.820.890
C12.950.767.601
C12.950.983.890
Unique ID
D014523
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014523
Annotation
do not confuse with URETERAL NEOPLASMS, especially in Romance language: see note on "ureteral" & "urethral" under URETERAL DISEASES; coordinate IM with histological type of neoplasm (IM)
Scope Note
Cancer or tumors of the URETHRA. Benign epithelial tumors of the urethra usually consist of squamous and transitional cells. Primary urethral carcinomas are rare and typically of squamous cells. Urethral carcinoma is the only urological malignancy that is more common in females than in males.
Entry Version
URETHRAL NEOPL
Entry Term(s)
Cancer of Urethra
Cancer of the Urethra
Neoplasms, Urethral
Urethra Cancer
Urethra Neoplasms
Urethral Cancer
NLM Classification #
WJ 504
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Urethral Neoplasms Preferred
Cancer of Urethra Narrower
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