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Infratentorial Neoplasms MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Infratentorial Neoplasms
Tree Number(s)
C04.588.614.250.195.411
C10.228.140.211.500
C10.551.240.250.400
Unique ID
D015192
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015192
Annotation
coord IM with histol type of neopl (IM)
Scope Note
Intracranial tumors originating in the region of the brain inferior to the TENTORIUM CEREBELLI, which contains the cerebellum, FOURTH VENTRICLE; CEREBELLOPONTINE ANGLE; BRAIN STEM, and related structures. Primary tumors of this region are more frequent in children, and may present with ATAXIA; CRANIAL NERVE DISEASES; vomiting; HEADACHE; HYDROCEPHALUS; or other signs of neurologic dysfunction. Relatively frequent histologic subtypes include TERATOMA; MEDULLOBLASTOMA; GLIOBLASTOMA; ASTROCYTOMA; EPENDYMOMA; CRANIOPHARYNGIOMA; and choroid plexus papilloma (PAPILLOMA, CHOROID PLEXUS).
Entry Version
INFRATENTORIAL NEOPL
Entry Term(s)
Benign Infratentorial Neoplasms
Infratentorial Cancer
Infratentorial Neoplasms, Benign
Infratentorial Neoplasms, Malignant
Infratentorial Tumors
Malignant Infratentorial Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Infratentorial
Neoplasms, Posterior Fossa
Posterior Fossa Neoplasms
Posterior Fossa Tumors
Previous Indexing
Brain Neoplasms (1966-1988)
Cerebellar Neoplasms (1971-1988)
Public MeSH Note
1989
History Note
1989
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/04/21
Revision Date
2021/05/10
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