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Disease Goiter, Endemic

Name Goiter, Endemic
Synonyms Endemic Goiter | Endemic Goiters | Goiters, Endemic
Definition A form of IODINE deficiency disorders characterized by an enlargement of the THYROID GLAND in a significantly large fraction of a POPULATION GROUP. Endemic goiter is common in mountainous and iodine-deficient areas of the world where the DIET contains insufficient amount of iodine.
Categories Endocrine system disease
MeSH® ID D006043
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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 Goiter, Endemic

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