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Goiter, Nodular MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Goiter, Nodular
Tree Number(s)
C19.874.283.501
Unique ID
D006044
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006044
Scope Note
An enlarged THYROID GLAND containing multiple nodules (THYROID NODULE), usually resulting from recurrent thyroid HYPERPLASIA and involution over many years to produce the irregular enlargement. Multinodular goiters may be nontoxic or may induce THYROTOXICOSIS.
Entry Term(s)
Nodular Goiter
Previous Indexing
Goiter (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73(71)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Goiter, Nodular Preferred
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