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Myxoma

"Myxoma" 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.

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)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Myxoma" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Myxoma" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 69 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2001 and 2006
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