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mesothelioma

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A tumor derived from mesothelial tissue (peritoneum, pleura, pericardium). It appears as broad sheets of cells, with some regions containing spindle-shaped, sarcoma-like cells and other regions showing adenomatous patterns. Pleural mesotheliomas have been linked to exposure to asbestos. (Dorland, 27th ed)

A usually malignant and aggressive neoplasm of the mesothelium which is often associated with exposure to asbestos.

Synonyms: Malignant mesothelioma, [X]Mesothelioma, unspecified (disorder), Mesothelioma, malignant, [M]Mesothelioma, unspecified, Mesothelioma, unspecified (morphologic abnormality), Mesotheliomas, Mesothelioma, unspecified (disorder), Mesothelioma, malignant (morphologic abnormality), Mesothelioma, NOS, [M]Mesothelioma, unspecified (morphologic abnormality), [X]Mesothelioma, unspecified

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SNOMEDCT definition citation

SNOMEDCT:62064005

bioportal provenance

[M]Mesothelioma, unspecified[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:189837000][accessDate: 05-04-2011], [X]Mesothelioma, unspecified[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:190110008][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Mesotheliomas[accessedResource: MSH:D008654][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Mesothelioma, unspecified (disorder)[accessedResource: DOID:2645][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Mesothelioma, malignant (morphologic abnormality)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:62064005][accessDate: 05-04-2011], A usually malignant and aggressive neoplasm of the mesothelium which is often associated with exposure to asbestos.[accessedResource: NCIt:C3234][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Mesothelioma, malignant[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:62064005][accessDate: 05-04-2011], A tumor derived from mesothelial tissue (peritoneum, pleura, pericardium). It appears as broad sheets of cells, with some regions containing spindle-shaped, sarcoma-like cells and other regions showing adenomatous patterns. Pleural mesotheliomas have been linked to exposure to asbestos. (Dorland, 27th ed)[accessedResource: MSH:D008654][accessDate: 05-04-2011], [M]Mesothelioma, unspecified (morphologic abnormality)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:189837000][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Mesothelioma, unspecified (morphologic abnormality)[accessedResource: DOID:2645][accessDate: 05-04-2011], [X]Mesothelioma, unspecified (disorder)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:190110008][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Mesothelioma, NOS[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:62064005][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Malignant mesothelioma[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:62064005][accessDate: 05-04-2011]

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James Malone, Tomasz Adamusiak