goiter


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Related to goiter: colloid goiter, toxic goiter, multinodular goiter
  • noun

Synonyms for goiter

abnormally enlarged thyroid gland

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A cross-sectional survey design was used to assess UIC, goiter and dietary sources of iodine in a convenience sample of 202 non-pregnant women living in three rural communities of southern Ethiopia in July, 2009.
Thyroid hemiagenesis in an endemic goiter area diagnosed by ultrasonography: Report of sixteen patients.
Only 4 follicular adenomas (of 26) and 1 goiter (of 27) were positive for HBME1 on the TMA (5 of 80), whereas the corresponding whole section immunohistochemistry showed positive expression in 9 cases (1 of 8 FTCs, 4 of 26 adenomas, and 4 of 27 goiters).
Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announces its support to an information campaign focusing on thyroid disorders, especially goiters and nodules in the context of the third International Thyroid Awareness Week 2011.
Study area: Gansu province in China was classified in 1995 as having a severe level of IDD according to WHO/UNICEF/ICCIDD criteria (12) with a total goiter rate in school children of 38.
7) As a result, after goiter had been erased from the consciousness of most Americans, the public health message reversed and urged reduced use of salt.
Most physicians favor treatment with low doses of hormone (23,24) due to potential risks of progression to overt hypothyroidism or development of thyroid goiter.
LOS ANGELES -- The prevalence of goiter and thyroid antibodies is higher than average in women with breast cancer, Dr.
Also, if you try to consume enough omega-3s from more than two or three tablespoons a day of flaxseeds, there is a thyroid-toxic compound in the seed husks that can cause a goiter and low thyroid function.
I hopped aboard the vehicle and soon found myself skirting the compound where Asian elephants tossed hay on their backs (their version of sunblock, we were told by the driver) lions snoozed in the sun, rhinos stood around looking like rocks, goiter gazelles and deer clustered under a lonely tree, and a water buffalo tried to pull lunch in the form of feed bags off the back of a truck.
Q: Goiter has always been associated with thyroid disorder.
Usually born deaf, though the hearing loss sometimes occurs during childhood, people with Pendred's syndrome also develop goiter, an enlarged thyroid gland, around puberty.
The other events were goiter (Rituxan alone) and replacement of a renal stent (Rituxan+MTX).
He said the warning signals of thyroid cancer are: a hard mass or nodules in the anterior neck; rapid enlargement of a long-standing goiter in older patients; cervical lymph node enlargement; hoarseness; difficulty of swallowing; and difficulty of breathing associated with goiter.
Salma Shaikh said that the deficiency of iodine produce number of disorders in human population and mostly affected groups are children, pregnant women, ladies and adultery population and it creates goiter and reducing their movement due to energy deficiency in children.