"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.
- Goiter, Substernal
- Goiters, Substernal
- Substernal Goiters
- Substernal Goiter
- Goiter, Intrathoracic
- Goiters, Intrathoracic
- Intrathoracic Goiters
- Intrathoracic Goiter
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Goiter, Substernal" by people in Profiles.
Pemberton's sign: explained nearly 70 years later. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Jun; 99(6):1949-54.
The surgical management of goiter: Part I. Preoperative evaluation. Laryngoscope. 2011 Jan; 121(1):60-7.
The surgical management of goiter: Part II. Surgical treatment and results. Laryngoscope. 2011 Jan; 121(1):68-76.
Substernal goiters: incidence, surgical approach, and complications in a tertiary care referral center. Head Neck. 2011 Oct; 33(10):1420-5.
Evidence-based surgical management of substernal goiter. World J Surg. 2008 Jul; 32(7):1285-300.
Mediastinal tumors: diagnosis and treatment. World J Surg. 2001 Feb; 25(2):204-9.
Surgical management of substernal goiter: analysis of 237 patients. Am Surg. 1995 Sep; 61(9):826-31.
Mediastinal goiters. The need for an aggressive approach. Arch Surg. 1992 May; 127(5):609-13.
Substernal goiter versus intrathoracic aberrant thyroid: a critical difference. Ann Thorac Surg. 1988 Dec; 46(6):684-5.
Posterior mediastinal goiter. Chest. 1988 Sep; 94(3):599-602.