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Thyroglossal Cyst MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Thyroglossal Cyst
Tree Number(s)
C04.182.902
Unique ID
D013955
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013955
Annotation
non-neoplastic; "thyroglossal duct" probably goes here
Scope Note
A cyst in the neck caused by persistence of portions of, or by lack of closure of, the primitive thyroglossal duct. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Thyroglossal Duct Cyst
Thyrolingual Cyst
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Thyroglossal Cyst Preferred
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