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Carcinoma, Medullary MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Carcinoma, Medullary
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.625.650.240.315
C04.557.470.200.025.370.315
C04.557.470.615.315
C04.557.580.625.650.240.315
Unique ID
D018276
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018276
Annotation
coordinate with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term
Scope Note
A carcinoma composed mainly of epithelial elements with little or no stroma. Medullary carcinomas of the breast constitute 5%-7% of all mammary carcinomas; medullary carcinomas of the thyroid comprise 3%-10% of all thyroid malignancies. (From Dorland, 27th ed; DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1141; Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Previous Indexing
Carcinoma (1966-1993)
See Also
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2a
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2b
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/25
Revision Date
1995/06/08
Carcinoma, Medullary Preferred
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