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Carcinoma, Small Cell MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Carcinoma, Small Cell
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.470.200.380
Unique ID
D018288
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018288
Annotation
coordinate (IM) with probably LUNG NEOPLASMS (IM), otherwise coordinate IM with other precoordinated organ/neoplasm term (IM) if appropriate; SMALL CELL LUNG CARCINOMA is also available DF: SCLC
Scope Note
An anaplastic, highly malignant, and usually bronchogenic carcinoma composed of small ovoid cells with scanty neoplasm. It is characterized by a dominant, deeply basophilic nucleus, and absent or indistinct nucleoli. (From Stedman, 25th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1286-7)
Entry Version
SCLC
Entry Term(s)
Carcinoma, Oat Cell
Oat Cell Carcinoma
Small Cell Carcinoma
See Also
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Public MeSH Note
94; was see CARCINOMA, OAT CELL 1982-93; CARCINOMA, OAT CELL was heading 1974-93; SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER was see CARCINOMA, OAT CELL 1991-93; CARCINOMA, RESERVE CELL was see CARCINOMA, OAT CELL 1976-93; RESERVE CELL CARCINOMA was see CARCINOMA, OAT CELL 1974-93
Online Note
use CARCINOMA, SMALL CELL to search CARCINOMA, OAT CELL 1972-93 (as Prov 1972-73), SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER 1991-93, CARCINOMA, RESERVE CELL 1976-93, & RESERVE CELL CARCINOMA 1974-93
History Note
94; was see CARCINOMA, OAT CELL 1982-93; CARCINOMA, OAT CELL was heading 1972-93 (Prov 1972-73); SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER was see CARCINOMA, OAT CELL 1991-93; CARCINOMA, RESERVE CELL was see CARCINOMA, OAT CELL 1976-93; RESERVE CELL CARCINOMA was see CARCINOMA, OAT CELL 1974-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/07/02
Revision Date
2013/07/09
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