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Epididymis cancer

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Concept ID:
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: cancer of epididymis; epididymis cancer; Malignant Epididymal Neoplasm; malignant epididymal neoplasm; Malignant Epididymal Tumor; malignant epididymal tumor; malignant epididymal tumour; malignant epididymis neoplasm; Malignant Neoplasm of Epididymis; malignant neoplasm of epididymis; Malignant Neoplasm of the Epididymis; malignant neoplasm of the epididymis; Malignant tumor of epididymis; Malignant Tumor of Epididymis; malignant tumor of epididymis; Malignant Tumor of the Epididymis; malignant tumor of the epididymis; malignant tumour of epididymis; malignant tumour of the epididymis
SNOMED CT: Malignant tumor of epididymis (363452003)
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0001016


A primary or metastatic malignant neoplasm that affects the epididymis. Representative examples include primary epididymal adenocarcinoma and metastatic carcinoma to the epididymis arising from another anatomic site. [from NCI]

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