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Disease Goiter, Nodular

Name Goiter, Nodular
Synonyms Goiters, Nodular | Nodular Goiter | Nodular Goiters
Definition An enlarged THYROID GLAND containing multiple nodules (THYROID NODULE), usually resulting from recurrent thyroid HYPERPLASIA and involution over many years to produce the irregular enlargement. Multinodular goiters may be nontoxic or may induce THYROTOXICOSIS.
Categories Endocrine system disease
MeSH® ID D006044
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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, Nodular Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Goiter, Nodular Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Arrhenoblastoma--Thyroid Adenoma
  Daneman Davy Mancer syndrome
View node Euthyroid Goiter Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Goiter, Multinodular 2
  Goiter, Multinodular 3
  Pendred syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Thyroid Adenoma, Hyperfunctioning