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Thyroid Nodule

"Thyroid Nodule" 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.

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).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Thyroid Nodule" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Thyroid Nodule" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 221 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2017
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