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Carcinoma, Embryonal MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Carcinoma, Embryonal
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.200
Unique ID
D018236
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018236
Annotation
coordinate with OVARIAN NEOPLASMS or TESTICULAR NEOPLASMS & appropriate check tags
Scope Note
A highly malignant, primitive form of carcinoma, probably of germinal cell or teratomatous derivation, usually arising in a gonad and rarely in other sites. It is rare in the female ovary, but in the male it accounts for 20% of all testicular tumors. (From Dorland, 27th ed & Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1595)
Previous Indexing
Carcinoma (1986-1993)
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal (1985-1993)
Tumor Cells, Cultured (1987-1993)
Tumor Stem Cells (1985-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/25
Revision Date
1995/06/08
Carcinoma, Embryonal Preferred
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