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Goiter, Substernal

"Goiter, Substernal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An enlarged THYROID GLAND with at least 50% of the gland situated behind the STERNUM. It is an unusual presentation of an intrathoracic goiter. Substernal goiters frequently cause compression on the TRACHEA leading to deviation, narrowing, and respiratory symptoms.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Goiter, Substernal" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Goiter, Substernal" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 7 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2011
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