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Postpartum Thyroiditis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Postpartum Thyroiditis
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.703.844.714
C19.874.871.102.750
Unique ID
D050032
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050032
Annotation
check the tag FEMALE
Scope Note
Transient autoimmune thyroiditis occurring in the POSTPARTUM PERIOD. It is characterized by the presence of high titers of AUTOANTIBODIES against THYROID PEROXIDASE and THYROGLOBULIN. Clinical signs include the triphasic thyroid hormone pattern: beginning with THYROTOXICOSIS, followed with HYPOTHYROIDISM, then return to euthyroid state by 1 year postpartum.
Entry Term(s)
Post-partum Thyroiditis
NLM Classification #
WQ 500
Previous Indexing
Thyroiditis (1983-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006
History Note
2006
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Postpartum Thyroiditis Preferred
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