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Descriptor English: Astrocytoma
Descriptor Spanish: Astrocitoma
Descriptor astrocitoma
Entry term(s) astrocitoma anaplásico
astrocitoma fibrilar
astrocitoma subependimario de células gigantes
astroglioma
glioma astrocítico
oligoastrocitoma mixto
Scope note: Neoplasias del cerebro y de la médula espinal derivadas de las células gliales; histológicamente se observan desde formas benignas hasta formas muy anaplásicas y tumores malignos. Los astrocitomas fibrilares son el tipo más común y pueden clasificarse por orden de malignidad creciente (grados I a IV). En las dos primeras décadas de vida, los astrocitomas tienden a originarse en los hemisferios cerebelosos; en los adultos, surgen con más frecuencia en el cerebro y a menudo sufren transformación maligna. (Devita et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, pp2013-7; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p. 1082)
Descriptor Portuguese: Astrocitoma
Descriptor French: Astrocytome
Entry term(s): Anaplastic Astrocytoma
Anaplastic Astrocytomas
Astrocytic Glioma
Astrocytic Gliomas
Astrocytoma, Anaplastic
Astrocytoma, Cerebral
Astrocytoma, Childhood Cerebral
Astrocytoma, Fibrillary
Astrocytoma, Gemistocytic
Astrocytoma, Grade I
Astrocytoma, Grade II
Astrocytoma, Grade III
Astrocytoma, Intracranial
Astrocytoma, Juvenile Pilocytic
Astrocytoma, Pilocytic
Astrocytoma, Protoplasmic
Astrocytoma, Subependymal Giant Cell
Astrocytomas
Astrocytomas, Anaplastic
Astrocytomas, Cerebral
Astrocytomas, Childhood Cerebral
Astrocytomas, Fibrillary
Astrocytomas, Gemistocytic
Astrocytomas, Grade I
Astrocytomas, Grade II
Astrocytomas, Grade III
Astrocytomas, Intracranial
Astrocytomas, Juvenile Pilocytic
Astrocytomas, Pilocytic
Astrocytomas, Protoplasmic
Astroglioma
Astrogliomas
Cerebral Astrocytoma
Cerebral Astrocytoma, Childhood
Cerebral Astrocytomas
Cerebral Astrocytomas, Childhood
Childhood Cerebral Astrocytoma
Childhood Cerebral Astrocytomas
Fibrillary Astrocytoma
Fibrillary Astrocytomas
Gemistocytic Astrocytoma
Gemistocytic Astrocytomas
Glioma, Astrocytic
Gliomas, Astrocytic
Grade I Astrocytoma
Grade I Astrocytomas
Grade II Astrocytoma
Grade II Astrocytomas
Grade III Astrocytoma
Grade III Astrocytomas
Intracranial Astrocytoma
Intracranial Astrocytomas
Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytomas
Mixed Oligoastrocytoma
Mixed Oligoastrocytomas
Oligoastrocytoma, Mixed
Oligoastrocytomas, Mixed
Pilocytic Astrocytoma
Pilocytic Astrocytoma, Juvenile
Pilocytic Astrocytomas
Pilocytic Astrocytomas, Juvenile
Protoplasmic Astrocytoma
Protoplasmic Astrocytomas
Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma
Tree number(s): C04.557.465.625.600.380.080
C04.557.470.670.380.080
C04.557.580.625.600.380.080
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001254
Scope note: Neoplasms of the brain and spinal cord derived from glial cells which vary from histologically benign forms to highly anaplastic and malignant tumors. Fibrillary astrocytomas are the most common type and may be classified in order of increasing malignancy (grades I through IV). In the first two decades of life, astrocytomas tend to originate in the cerebellar hemispheres; in adults, they most frequently arise in the cerebrum and frequently undergo malignant transformation. (From Devita et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, pp2013-7; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1082)
Annotation: coord IM with precoord CNS/neopl term (IM) + site (IM); Grades I-III go here, with pathol; for ASTROCYTOMA, GRADE IV see GLIOBLASTOMA; for SUBEPENDYMAL ASTROCYTOMA see GLIOMA, SUBEPENDYMAL; for MIXED OLIGODENDROGLIOMA-ASTROCYTOMA see OLIGODENDROGLIOMA
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
Public MeSH Note: 1963; for ASTROCYTOMA, SUBEPENDYMAL GIANT CELL see GLIOMA 1994-1999
History Note: 1963; for ASTROCYTOMA, SUBEPENDYMAL GIANT CELL use GLIOMA 1994-1999
DeCS ID: 1262
Unique ID: D001254
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Astrocytoma - Preferred
Concept UI M0001891
Scope note Neoplasms of the brain and spinal cord derived from glial cells which vary from histologically benign forms to highly anaplastic and malignant tumors. Fibrillary astrocytomas are the most common type and may be classified in order of increasing malignancy (grades I through IV). In the first two decades of life, astrocytomas tend to originate in the cerebellar hemispheres; in adults, they most frequently arise in the cerebrum and frequently undergo malignant transformation. (From Devita et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, pp2013-7; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1082)
Preferred term Astrocytoma
Entry term(s) Astrocytic Glioma
Astrocytic Gliomas
Astrocytomas
Astroglioma
Astrogliomas
Glioma, Astrocytic
Gliomas, Astrocytic
Astrocytoma, Grade I - Narrower
Concept UI M0336535
Preferred term Astrocytoma, Grade I
Entry term(s) Astrocytomas, Grade I
Grade I Astrocytoma
Grade I Astrocytomas
Astrocytoma, Grade II - Narrower
Concept UI M0336534
Preferred term Astrocytoma, Grade II
Entry term(s) Astrocytomas, Grade II
Grade II Astrocytoma
Grade II Astrocytomas
Astrocytoma, Protoplasmic - Narrower
Concept UI M0336536
Preferred term Astrocytoma, Protoplasmic
Entry term(s) Astrocytomas, Protoplasmic
Protoplasmic Astrocytoma
Protoplasmic Astrocytomas
Astrocytoma, Subependymal Giant Cell - Narrower
Concept UI M0009272
Preferred term Astrocytoma, Subependymal Giant Cell
Entry term(s) Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma
Pilocytic Astrocytoma - Narrower
Concept UI M0336543
Preferred term Pilocytic Astrocytoma
Entry term(s) Astrocytoma, Pilocytic
Astrocytomas, Pilocytic
Pilocytic Astrocytomas
Childhood Cerebral Astrocytoma - Narrower
Concept UI M0336538
Preferred term Childhood Cerebral Astrocytoma
Entry term(s) Astrocytoma, Childhood Cerebral
Astrocytomas, Childhood Cerebral
Cerebral Astrocytoma, Childhood
Cerebral Astrocytomas, Childhood
Childhood Cerebral Astrocytomas
Fibrillary Astrocytoma - Narrower
Concept UI M0336539
Preferred term Fibrillary Astrocytoma
Entry term(s) Astrocytoma, Fibrillary
Astrocytomas, Fibrillary
Fibrillary Astrocytomas
Gemistocytic Astrocytoma - Narrower
Concept UI M0336540
Preferred term Gemistocytic Astrocytoma
Entry term(s) Astrocytoma, Gemistocytic
Astrocytomas, Gemistocytic
Gemistocytic Astrocytomas
Intracranial Astrocytoma - Narrower
Concept UI M0336541
Preferred term Intracranial Astrocytoma
Entry term(s) Astrocytoma, Intracranial
Astrocytomas, Intracranial
Intracranial Astrocytomas
Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma - Narrower
Concept UI M0336542
Preferred term Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
Entry term(s) Astrocytoma, Juvenile Pilocytic
Astrocytomas, Juvenile Pilocytic
Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytomas
Pilocytic Astrocytoma, Juvenile
Pilocytic Astrocytomas, Juvenile
Oligoastrocytoma, Mixed - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0336532
Preferred term Oligoastrocytoma, Mixed
Entry term(s) Mixed Oligoastrocytoma
Mixed Oligoastrocytomas
Oligoastrocytomas, Mixed
Anaplastic Astrocytoma - Narrower
Concept UI M0336533
Preferred term Anaplastic Astrocytoma
Entry term(s) Anaplastic Astrocytomas
Astrocytoma, Anaplastic
Astrocytoma, Grade III
Astrocytomas, Anaplastic
Astrocytomas, Grade III
Grade III Astrocytoma
Grade III Astrocytomas
Cerebral Astrocytoma - Narrower
Concept UI M0336537
Preferred term Cerebral Astrocytoma
Entry term(s) Astrocytoma, Cerebral
Astrocytomas, Cerebral
Cerebral Astrocytomas



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