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Carcinoma, Giant Cell MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Carcinoma, Giant Cell
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.470.200.220
Unique ID
D018286
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018286
Annotation
coordinate with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term
Scope Note
An epithelial neoplasm characterized by unusually large anaplastic cells. It is highly malignant with fulminant clinical course, bizarre histologic appearance and poor prognosis. It is most common in the lung and thyroid. (From Stedman, 25th ed & Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Previous Indexing
Carcinoma (1966-1993)
Giant Cell Tumors (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/25
Revision Date
1995/06/08
Carcinoma, Giant Cell Preferred
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