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Disease Goiter

Name Goiter
Synonym Goiters
Definition Enlargement of the THYROID GLAND that may increase from about 20 grams to hundreds of grams in human adults. Goiter is observed in individuals with normal thyroid function (euthyroidism), thyroid deficiency (HYPOTHYROIDISM), or hormone overproduction (HYPERTHYROIDISM). Goiter may be congenital or acquired, sporadic or endemic (GOITER, ENDEMIC).
Categories Endocrine system disease
MeSH® ID D006042
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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 Goiter Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Goiter Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Bangstad syndrome
  Goiter, Endemic
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  Goiter, Substernal
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  Lingual Goiter