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Choriocarcinoma, Non-gestational MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Choriocarcinoma, Non-gestational
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.955.207.438
C04.557.470.200.025.455.750
C04.850.908.208.438
C12.050.703.720.949.208.438
Unique ID
D031954
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D031954
Scope Note
A highly malignant CHORIOCARCINOMA derived from the non-placental origin such as the totipotent cells in the TESTIS, the OVARY, and the PINEAL GLAND. It produces high levels of CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN and can metastasize widely through the bloodstream to the lungs, brain, liver, bone, and other viscera by the time of diagnosis.
Entry Term(s)
Non-gestational Choriocarcinoma
Previous Indexing
Choriocarcinoma (1984-2002)
Trophoblastic Neoplasms (1986-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Choriocarcinoma, Non-gestational Preferred
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