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Goiter, Endemic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Goiter, Endemic
Tree Number(s)
C19.874.283.300
Unique ID
D006043
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006043
Scope Note
A form of IODINE deficiency disorders characterized by an enlargement of the THYROID GLAND in a significantly large fraction of a POPULATION GROUP. Endemic goiter is common in mountainous and iodine-deficient areas of the world where the DIET contains insufficient amount of iodine.
Entry Term(s)
Endemic Goiter
NLM Classification #
WK 259
Previous Indexing
Goiter (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note
72
History Note
72(69)
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Goiter, Endemic Preferred
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