"Hypothyroidism" 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 syndrome that results from abnormally low secretion of THYROID HORMONES from the THYROID GLAND, leading to a decrease in BASAL METABOLIC RATE. In its most severe form, there is accumulation of MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES in the SKIN and EDEMA, known as MYXEDEMA. It may be primary or secondary due to other pituitary disease, or hypothalamic dysfunction.
|Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Deficiency
- Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Deficiency
- Deficiency, Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone
- Hormone Deficiency, Thyroid-Stimulating
- Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Deficiency
- Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Deficiencies
- TSH Deficiency
- Deficiency, TSH
- TSH Deficiencies
- Secondary Hypothyroidism
- Hypothyroidism, Secondary
- Secondary Hypothyroidisms
- Central Hypothyroidism
- Central Hypothyroidisms
- Hypothyroidism, Central
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