Skip navigation

Disease Myxoma

Name Myxoma
Synonyms Angiomyxoma | Angiomyxomas | Myxomas
Definition A benign neoplasm derived from connective tissue, consisting chiefly of polyhedral and stellate cells that are loosely embedded in a soft mucoid matrix, thereby resembling primitive mesenchymal tissue. It occurs frequently intramuscularly where it may be mistaken for a sarcoma. It appears also in the jaws and the skin. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D009232

Top ↑ Ancestors

DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Connective Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Myxoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

Top ↑ Descendants

Myxoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Atrial myxoma, familial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Cardiac valvular dysplasia, X-linked Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Carney Complex Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Neurothekeoma