goiter

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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.
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.
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.
It also rose with younger age at exposure, and females were at a slightly increased risk over males, as were people with benign thyroid conditions such as diffuse goiter.
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