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Descriptor English: Paraganglioma
Descriptor Spanish: Paraganglioma
Descriptor paraganglioma
Entry term(s) paraganglioma gangliocítico
Scope note: Neoplasia generalmente derivada del tejido cromorreceptor de un paraganglio, como el cuerpo carotídeo, o de la médula de la glándula suprarrenal (generalmente denominado cromafinoma o feocromocitoma). Afecta con más frecuencia a las mujeres que a los hombres. (Stedman, 25th ed; from Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Descriptor Portuguese: Paraganglioma
Descriptor French: Paragangliome
Entry term(s): Gangliocytic Paraganglioma
Gangliocytic Paragangliomas
Paraganglioma, Gangliocytic
Paragangliomas
Paragangliomas 1
Paragangliomas, Familial, 1
Paragangliomas, Gangliocytic
Paragangliomata
Tree number(s): C04.557.465.625.650.700
C04.557.580.625.650.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010235
Scope note: A neural crest tumor usually derived from the chromoreceptor tissue of a paraganglion, such as the carotid body, or medulla of the adrenal gland (usually called a chromaffinoma or pheochromocytoma). It is more common in women than in men. (Stedman, 25th ed; from Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Annotation: coordinate with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
BS blood supply
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SC secondary
SU surgery
TH therapy
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 10421
Unique ID: D010235
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Paraganglioma - Preferred
Concept UI M0015869
Scope note A neural crest tumor usually derived from the chromoreceptor tissue of a paraganglion, such as the carotid body, or medulla of the adrenal gland (usually called a chromaffinoma or pheochromocytoma). It is more common in women than in men. (Stedman, 25th ed; from Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Preferred term Paraganglioma
Entry term(s) Gangliocytic Paraganglioma
Gangliocytic Paragangliomas
Paraganglioma, Gangliocytic
Paragangliomas
Paragangliomas 1
Paragangliomas, Familial, 1
Paragangliomas, Gangliocytic
Paragangliomata



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