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Descriptor in English: Myxoma
Descriptor in Spanish: Mixoma
Descriptor in Portuguese: Mixoma
Descriptor in French: Myxome
Entry term(s): Angiomyxoma
Angiomyxomas
Myxomas
Tree number(s): C04.557.450.565.550
Scope note: A benign neoplasm derived from connective tissue, consisting chiefly of polyhedral and stellate cells that are loosely embedded in a soft mucoid matrix, thereby resembling primitive mesenchymal tissue. It occurs frequently intramuscularly where it may be mistaken for a sarcoma. It appears also in the jaws and the skin. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
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 UI: 9425
Descriptor UI: D009232
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1995/06/08
Myxoma - Preferred
Concept UI M0014383
Scope note A benign neoplasm derived from connective tissue, consisting chiefly of polyhedral and stellate cells that are loosely embedded in a soft mucoid matrix, thereby resembling primitive mesenchymal tissue. It occurs frequently intramuscularly where it may be mistaken for a sarcoma. It appears also in the jaws and the skin. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Preferred term Myxoma
Entry term(s) Angiomyxoma
Angiomyxomas
Myxomas



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