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Summary Literature (0)
DOID:9261 - nasopharynx carcinoma


Disease Ontology Definition:A pharynx cancer that is located in the nasopharynx, the uppermost region of the pharynx or throat, where the nasal passages and auditory tubes join the remainder of the upper respiratory tract.

Synonyms: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma, carcinoma of nasopharynx, malignant Nasopharyngeal tumor, malignant neoplasm of anterior wall of nasopharynx, malignant neoplasm of lateral wall of nasopharynx, malignant neoplasm of lateral wall of nasopharynx NOS (disorder), malignant neoplasm of nasopharyngeal wall (disorder), malignant neoplasm of nasopharyngeal wall NOS, malignant neoplasm of nasopharynx, malignant neoplasm of nasopharynx (disorder) [Ambiguous], malignant neoplasm of other specified sites of nasopharynx, malignant neoplasm of posterior wall of nasopharynx, malignant neoplasm of roof of nasopharynx, malignant neoplasm of superior wall of nasopharynx, malignant tumor of anterior wall of nasopharynx, malignant tumor of lateral wall of nasopharynx, malignant tumor of posterior wall of nasopharynx, nasopharynx cancer, primary malignant neoplasm of anterior wall of nasopharynx

Xenbase Genes : tp53, nfkbia

Mondo Disease Ontology (on Monarch Initiative):
MONDO:0015459 - nasopharyngeal carcinoma

OMIM:
OMIM:161550 - NASOPHARYNGEAL CARCINOMA, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO, 2; NPCA2
OMIM:607107 - NASOPHARYNGEAL CARCINOMA

Other Model Organisms: AGR, MGI, ZFIN, FlyBase, WormBase, RGD

Ontology Viewers: Disease Ontology, EMBL-EBI, OLSVis tree view, Ontobee
Parent(s): carcinoma (is_a), nasopharyngeal disease (is_a), pharynx cancer (is_a), respiratory system cancer (is_a)