"Glioma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Benign and malignant central nervous system neoplasms derived from glial cells (i.e., astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, and ependymocytes). Astrocytes may give rise to astrocytomas (ASTROCYTOMA) or glioblastoma multiforme (see GLIOBLASTOMA). Oligodendrocytes give rise to oligodendrogliomas (OLIGODENDROGLIOMA) and ependymocytes may undergo transformation to become EPENDYMOMA; CHOROID PLEXUS NEOPLASMS; or colloid cysts of the third ventricle. (From Escourolle et al., Manual of Basic Neuropathology, 2nd ed, p21)
- Glial Cell Tumors
- Glial Cell Tumor
- Tumor, Glial Cell
- Tumors, Glial Cell
- Mixed Glioma
- Glioma, Mixed
- Gliomas, Mixed
- Mixed Gliomas
- Malignant Glioma
- Glioma, Malignant
- Gliomas, Malignant
- Malignant Gliomas
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