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Gliosarcoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Gliosarcoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.625.600.380.400
C04.557.470.670.380.400
C04.557.580.625.600.380.400
Unique ID
D018316
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018316
Annotation
coord IM with precoord brain/neopl term (IM) + site (IM)
Scope Note
Rare mixed tumors of the brain and rarely the spinal cord which contain malignant neuroectodermal (glial) and mesenchymal components, including spindle-shaped fibrosarcoma cells. These tumors are highly aggressive and present primarily in adults as rapidly expanding mass lesions. They may arise in tissue that has been previously irradiated. (From Br J Neurosurg 1995 Apr;9(2):171-8)
Entry Term(s)
Glioblastoma with Sarcomatous Component
Sarcomatous Glioma
Previous Indexing
Glioma (1967-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/25
Revision Date
1999/11/08
Gliosarcoma Preferred
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