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Adenoma, Oxyphilic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Adenoma, Oxyphilic
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.470.035.140
Unique ID
D018249
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018249
Annotation
coord IM with precoord organ/neopl term (IM); for entry term HURTHLE CELL TUMOR, coord IM with THYROID NEOPLASMS
Scope Note
A usually benign glandular tumor composed of oxyphil cells, large cells with small irregular nuclei and dense acidophilic granules due to the presence of abundant MITOCHONDRIA. Oxyphil cells, also known as oncocytes, are found in oncocytomas of the kidney, salivary glands, and endocrine glands. In the thyroid gland, oxyphil cells are known as Hurthle cells and Askanazy cells.
Entry Term(s)
Huerthle Cell Tumor
Hurthle Cell Tumor
Oncocytoma
Previous Indexing
Adenoma (1967-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/25
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Adenoma, Oxyphilic Preferred
Hurthle Cell Tumor Narrower
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