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Adrenocortical Carcinoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Adrenocortical Carcinoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.470.200.025.152
C04.588.322.078.265.750
C19.053.098.265.750
C19.053.347.500.750
C19.344.078.265.750
Unique ID
D018268
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018268
Annotation
coordinate IM with ADRENAL CORTEX NEOPLASMS (IM)
Scope Note
A malignant neoplasm of the ADRENAL CORTEX. Adrenocortical carcinomas are unencapsulated anaplastic (ANAPLASIA) masses sometimes exceeding 20 cm or 200 g. They are more likely to be functional than nonfunctional, and produce ADRENAL CORTEX HORMONES that may result in hypercortisolism (CUSHING SYNDROME); HYPERALDOSTERONISM; and/or VIRILISM.
Entry Term(s)
Carcinoma, Adrenal Cortical
Carcinoma, Adrenocortical
Previous Indexing
Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms (1970-1993)
Adrenal Gland Neoplasms (1966-1974)
Carcinoma (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
2005; see CARCINOMA, ADRENAL CORTICAL 1994-2004
History Note
2005 (1994)
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/25
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Adrenocortical Carcinoma Preferred
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