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Descriptor English:   Lingual Goiter 
Descriptor Spanish:   Bocio Lingual 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Bócio Lingual 
Synonyms English:   Goiter, Lingual
Goiters, Lingual
Lingual Goiters  
Tree Number:   C16.131.894.500.500
C19.874.283.802
C19.874.689.500.500
Definition English:   Pathological enlargement of the LINGUAL THYROID, ectopic thyroid tissue at the base of the TONGUE. It may cause upper AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION; DYSPHAGIA; or HYPOTHYROIDISM symptoms. 
History Note English:   2005 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   38646 
Unique Identifier:   D047268 

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