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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
benign glioma +     
benign ependymoma +   
ganglioglioma  
Rare indolent tumors comprised of neoplastic glial and neuronal cells which occur primarily in children and young adults. Benign lesions tend to be associated with long survival unless the tumor degenerates into a histologically malignant form. They tend to occur in the optic nerve and white matter of the brain and spinal cord.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Benign Ganglioglioma ;   Benign Gangliogliomas ;   CNS ganglioglioma ;   Gangliogliomas ;   Intracranial Ganglioglioma ;   Intracranial Gangliogliomas ;   Malignant Ganglioglioma ;   Malignant Gangliogliomas ;   adult ganglioglioma ;   childhood ganglioglioma
Primary IDs: MESH:D018303
Alternate IDs: RDO:0007172
Xrefs: GARD:2430 ;   NCI:C27362 ;   NCI:C27363 ;   NCI:C3788
Definition Sources: MESH:D018303, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ganglioglioma, http://www.stjude.org/stjude/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=7e0d061585f70110VgnVCM1000001e0215acRCRD

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