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Congenital Hypothyroidism MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Congenital Hypothyroidism
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.099.343.347
C05.116.132.256
C16.320.240.625
C19.297.155
C19.874.482.281
Unique ID
D003409
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003409
Scope Note
A condition in infancy or early childhood due to an in-utero deficiency of THYROID HORMONES that can be caused by genetic or environmental factors, such as thyroid dysgenesis or HYPOTHYROIDISM in infants of mothers treated with THIOURACIL during pregnancy. Endemic cretinism is the result of iodine deficiency. Clinical symptoms include severe MENTAL RETARDATION, impaired skeletal development, short stature, and MYXEDEMA.
Entry Version
CONGEN HYPOTHYROIDISM
Entry Term(s)
Cretinism
Endemic Cretinism
Fetal Iodine Deficiency Disorder
Myxedema, Congenital
See Also
Myxedema
Public MeSH Note
2006; see CRETINISM 1966-2005
History Note
2006 (1966)
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Congenital Hypothyroidism Preferred
Endemic Cretinism Narrower
Myxedema, Congenital Narrower
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