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Thyrotoxicosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Thyrotoxicosis
Tree Number(s)
C19.874.397.685
Unique ID
D013971
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013971
Scope Note
A hypermetabolic syndrome caused by excess THYROID HORMONES which may come from endogenous or exogenous sources. The endogenous source of hormone may be thyroid HYPERPLASIA; THYROID NEOPLASMS; or hormone-producing extrathyroidal tissue. Thyrotoxicosis is characterized by NERVOUSNESS; TACHYCARDIA; FATIGUE; WEIGHT LOSS; heat intolerance; and excessive SWEATING.
NLM Classification #
WK 265
Previous Indexing
Hyperthyroidism (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
87; was see HYPERTHYROIDISM 1974-86
Online Note
search HYPERTHYROIDISM 1974-86
History Note
87; was see HYPERTHYROIDISM 1974-86
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/07
Revision Date
2015/06/23
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