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abnormally enlarged thyroid gland

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High prevalence of diffuse goiter detected by ultrasound in children and adolescents in the relatively uncontaminated Brest region (27.
There was a diffuse goiter, with the thyroid gland approximately 4 times normal size.
Table- 1 shows that visible diffuse goiter was seen more commonly (77%).
If the underlying cause of hyperthyroidism is not established on the basis of clinical findings (eg, diffuse goiter, myxedema, ophthalmopathy), order a 24-hour radioactive iodine (RAI) uptake test.
The most remarkable physical findings were a regular pulse of 120 beats per minute, palpable diffuse goiter with palpable right thyroid nodule, exophthalmic measurement OD of 18 and OS of 20, lid lag and hypereflexia.
The most common cause of hyperthyroidism is Graves' disease; a diffuse goiter with a bruit is commonly found.
Common causes of hyperthyroidism are toxic diffuse goiter (Graves disease), toxic adenoma, toxic multinodular goiter, and painful subacute thyroiditis.
Hyperthyroidism has many causes including a toxic diffuse goiter (Graves' disease), thyroiditis, excessive ingestion of thyroid hormone, and anterior pituitary gland abnormality (see Table 3).
The diagnosis of amyloid goiter should be considered in any patient with an enlarging diffuse goiter and euthyroid state (2).
When the cases diagnosed with diffuse or nodular goiter before the pregnancy (n=23) were investigated; it was observed that 14 cases were diagnosed with euthyroid diffuse goiter and iodine was added to their diets and 10 of them used L-thyroxine treatment for a while.
Of 11,970 individuals examined in the first screening cycle, we sequentially excluded from the analytic cohort 1,143 participants because of incorrect identification (n = 20); noneligible age (n = 114); inadequate dose estimates (n = 104); self-reported history of any thyroid disease before screening examination including, for example, nodular or diffuse goiter, thyroiditis, hypo- and hyperthyroidism (n = 542), or benign thyroid surgery (n = 58) or thyroid hormone intake (n = 168); lack of TSH measurements (n = 59) or TSH measured using AxSYM method (Abbott Laboratories.
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