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Histiocytoma, Benign Fibrous MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Histiocytoma, Benign Fibrous
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.450.565.590.425.350
Unique ID
D018219
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018219
Annotation
benign only; malignant = HISTIOCYTOMA, MALIGNANT FIBROUS; coordinate IM with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term (IM)
Scope Note
A benign tumor composed, wholly or in part, of cells with the morphologic characteristics of HISTIOCYTES and with various fibroblastic components. Fibrous histiocytomas can occur anywhere in the body. When they occur in the skin, they are called dermatofibromas or sclerosing hemangiomas. (From DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, p1747)
Entry Term(s)
Angioma, Sclerosing
Benign Fibrous Histiocytoma
Dermatofibroma
Hemangioma, Sclerosing
Histiocytoma, Cutaneous
Histiocytoma, Fibrous
Previous Indexing
Dermatofibroma (1968-1993)
See Also
Pulmonary Sclerosing Hemangioma
Public MeSH Note
2006; see HISTIOCYTOMA, FIBROUS 1994-2005; for DERMATOFIBROMA see DERMATOFIBROMA 1994-2005, see ANGIOMA SCLEROSING 1963-1993
History Note
2006 (1994)
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/25
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Histiocytoma, Benign Fibrous Preferred
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