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Goiter MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Goiter
Tree Number(s)
C19.874.283
Unique ID
D006042
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006042
Annotation
note specific goiter terms
Scope Note
Enlargement of the THYROID GLAND that may increase from about 20 grams to hundreds of grams in human adults. Goiter is observed in individuals with normal thyroid function (euthyroidism), thyroid deficiency (HYPOTHYROIDISM), or hormone overproduction (HYPERTHYROIDISM). Goiter may be congenital or acquired, sporadic or endemic (GOITER, ENDEMIC).
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/13
Goiter Preferred
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