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Thyroid Nodule MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Thyroid Nodule
Tree Number(s)
C04.588.322.894.800
C04.588.443.915.800
C19.344.894.800
C19.874.788.800
Unique ID
D016606
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016606
Scope Note
A small circumscribed mass in the THYROID GLAND that can be of neoplastic growth or non-neoplastic abnormality. It lacks a well-defined capsule or glandular architecture. Thyroid nodules are often benign but can be malignant. The growth of nodules can lead to a multinodular goiter (GOITER, NODULAR).
Previous Indexing
Thyroid Diseases (1966-1991)
Thyroid Neoplasms (1966-1991)
See Also
Goiter, Nodular
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/01/25
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Thyroid Nodule Preferred
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