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Descriptor English: Thyrotoxicosis
Descriptor Spanish: Tirotoxicosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Tireotoxicose
Descriptor French: Thyréotoxicose
Entry term(s): Thyrotoxicoses
Tree number(s): C19.874.397.685
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013971
Scope note: A hypermetabolic syndrome caused by excess THYROID HORMONES which may come from endogenous or exogenous sources. The endogenous source of hormone may be thyroid HYPERPLASIA; THYROID NEOPLASMS; or hormone-producing extrathyroidal tissue. Thyrotoxicosis is characterized by NERVOUSNESS; TACHYCARDIA; FATIGUE; WEIGHT LOSS; heat intolerance; and excessive SWEATING.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Hyperthyroidism (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note: 87; was see HYPERTHYROIDISM 1974-86
Online Note: search HYPERTHYROIDISM 1974-86
History Note: 87; was see HYPERTHYROIDISM 1974-86
DeCS ID: 19366
Unique ID: D013971
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/04/07
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Thyrotoxicosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0021495
Scope note A hypermetabolic syndrome caused by excess THYROID HORMONES which may come from endogenous or exogenous sources. The endogenous source of hormone may be thyroid HYPERPLASIA; THYROID NEOPLASMS; or hormone-producing extrathyroidal tissue. Thyrotoxicosis is characterized by NERVOUSNESS; TACHYCARDIA; FATIGUE; WEIGHT LOSS; heat intolerance; and excessive SWEATING.
Preferred term Thyrotoxicosis
Entry term(s) Thyrotoxicoses



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