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Disease Lingual Thyroid

Name Lingual Thyroid
Synonyms Lingual Thyroids | Thyroid, Lingual | Thyroids, Lingual
Definition A condition characterized by the presence of rudimentary THYROID tissue at the base of the TONGUE. It is due to failed embryonic development and migration of thyroid tissue to its normal location. The lingual thyroid usually cannot maintain adequate hormone production thereby resulting in HYPOTHYROIDISM.
Categories Congenital abnormality | Endocrine system disease
MeSH® ID D046151

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1. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Congenital Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Thyroid Dysgenesis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Lingual Thyroid
2. DiseasesEndocrine System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Thyroid Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Thyroid Dysgenesis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Lingual Thyroid

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Lingual Thyroid
  Lingual Goiter