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Thyroid ectopia

Disease definition

Thyroid ectopia is a form of thyroid dysgenesis (see this term) characterized by an ectopic location of the thyroid gland that results in primary congenital hypothyroidism (see this term), a permanent thyroid deficiency that is present from birth.

ORPHA:95712

  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-5 / 10 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: E03.1
  • OMIM: 218700  225250
  • UMLS: C0266283
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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