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Descriptor English:   Iris Neoplasms 
Descriptor Spanish:   Neoplasias del Iris 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Neoplasias da Íris 
Synonyms English:   Iris Neoplasm
Neoplasm, Iris
Neoplasms, Iris  
Tree Number:   C04.588.364.978.400
Definition English:   Tumors of the iris characterized by increased pigmentation of melanocytes. Iris nevi are composed of proliferated melanocytes and are associated with neurofibromatosis and malignant melanoma of the choroid and ciliary body. Malignant melanoma of the iris often originates from preexisting nevi. 
Indexing Annotation English:   coordinate with histological type of neoplasm
History Note English:   90 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BS blood supply BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CI chemically induced
CH chemistry CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SC secondary SU surgery
TH therapy UL ultrastructure
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   24756 
Unique Identifier:   D015811 

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