"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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