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Descriptor English: Choristoma
Descriptor Spanish: Coristoma
Descriptor Portuguese: Coristoma
Descriptor French: Choristome
Entry term(s): Aberrant Tissue
Aberrant Tissues
Choristomas
Ectopic Tissue
Ectopic Tissues
Heterotopic Tissue
Heterotopic Tissues
Tissue, Aberrant
Tissue, Ectopic
Tissue, Heterotopic
Tissues, Aberrant
Tissues, Ectopic
Tissues, Heterotopic
Tree number(s): C23.300.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002828
Scope note: A mass of histologically normal tissue present in an abnormal location.
Annotation: coord aberrant or heterotopic tissue of an organ under the organ without qualif, e.g., heterotopic pancreatic tissue in the duodenum = CHORISTOMA (IM) + DUODENAL DISEASES (IM) + PANCREAS (no qualif) (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
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
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 2878
Unique ID: D002828
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/08
Choristoma - Preferred
Concept UI M0004345
Scope note A mass of histologically normal tissue present in an abnormal location.
Preferred term Choristoma
Entry term(s) Aberrant Tissue
Aberrant Tissues
Choristomas
Ectopic Tissue
Ectopic Tissues
Heterotopic Tissue
Heterotopic Tissues
Tissue, Aberrant
Tissue, Ectopic
Tissue, Heterotopic
Tissues, Aberrant
Tissues, Ectopic
Tissues, Heterotopic



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