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Descriptor English: Neoplasm Metastasis
Descriptor Spanish: Metástasis de la Neoplasia
Descriptor Portuguese: Metástase Neoplásica
Descriptor French: Métastase tumorale
Entry term(s): Metastase
Metastases
Metastases, Neoplasm
Metastasis
Metastasis, Neoplasm
Neoplasm Metastases
Tree number(s): C04.697.650
C23.550.727.650
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009362
Scope note: The transfer of a neoplasm from one organ or part of the body to another remote from the primary site.
Annotation: use only for metastatic process or neoplasm metastasis in general; unlikely as NIM coordinate: prefer /second with organ/neoplasm and histological type for metastatic neoplasms; do not confuse with NEOPLASM INVASIVENESS; LEUKEMIC INFILTRATION; NEOPLASMS, SECOND PRIMARY or NEOPLASM, RESIDUAL
Allowable Qualifiers: DG diagnostic imaging
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
GE genetics
IM immunology
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
RT radiotherapy
TH therapy
UL ultrastructure
Entry Version: NEOPL METASTASIS
DeCS ID: 9555
Unique ID: D009362
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Neoplasm Metastasis - Preferred
Concept UI M0014577
Scope note The transfer of a neoplasm from one organ or part of the body to another remote from the primary site.
Preferred term Neoplasm Metastasis
Entry term(s) Metastase
Metastases
Metastases, Neoplasm
Metastasis
Metastasis, Neoplasm
Neoplasm Metastases



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