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Descriptor English: Rhabdomyoma
Descriptor Spanish: Rabdomioma
Descriptor Portuguese: Rabdomioma
Descriptor French: Rhabdomyome
Entry term(s): Rhabdomyomas
Tree number(s): C04.557.450.590.540.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012207
Scope note: A benign tumor derived from striated muscle. It is extremely rare, generally occurring in the tongue, neck muscles, larynx, uvula, nasal cavity, axilla, vulva, and heart. These tumors are treated by simple excision. (Dorland, 27th ed; DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1354)
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
SU surgery
TH therapy
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 12618
Unique ID: D012207
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1995/06/08
Rhabdomyoma - Preferred
Concept UI M0019000
Scope note A benign tumor derived from striated muscle. It is extremely rare, generally occurring in the tongue, neck muscles, larynx, uvula, nasal cavity, axilla, vulva, and heart. These tumors are treated by simple excision. (Dorland, 27th ed; DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1354)
Preferred term Rhabdomyoma
Entry term(s) Rhabdomyomas



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