goiter | definition

enlargement of the thyroid gland caused by insufficient dietary iodine levels


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Clark, M., Douglas, M., Choi, J. Biology 2e. Houston, Texas: OpenStax. Access for free at: https://openstax.org/details/books/biology-2e

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Research Article: Should the Prevalence of Incidental Thyroid Cancer Determine the Extent of Surgery in Multinodular Goiter?

Date Published: December 22, 2016 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Krzysztof Kaliszewski, Marta Strutyńska-Karpińska, Agnieszka Zubkiewicz-Kucharska, Beata Wojtczak, Paweł Domosławski, Waldemar Balcerzak, Tadeusz Łukieńczuk, Zdzisław Forkasiewicz, Pei-Yi Chu. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0168654 Abstract: The most appropriate surgical procedure for multinodular goiter (MNG) remains under debate. Incidental thyroid carcinoma (ITC) is often identified on histopathological examination after thyroidectomy … Continue reading

Research Article: Low Goiter Rate Associated with Small Average Thyroid Volume in Schoolchildren after the Elimination of Iodine Deficiency Disorders

Date Published: October 29, 2015 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Peihua Wang, Hong Sun, Li Shang, Qinglan Zhang, Yingxia He, Zhigao Chen, Yonglin Zhou, Jingjing Zhang, Qingqing Wang, Jinkou Zhao, Hongbing Shen, Yue Wang. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0141552 Abstract: After the implementation of the universal salt iodization (USI) program in 1996, seven cross-sectional school-based surveys have been … Continue reading

Research Article: Goiter and its associated factors among primary school children aged 6-12 years in Anchar district, Eastern Ethiopia

Date Published: April 4, 2019 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Muzemil Muktar, Kedir Teji Roba, Bezatu Mengistie, Berhe Gebremichael, Adamu Belay Tessema, Meseret Woldeyohannes Kebede, Sun Young Lee. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0214927 Abstract: Goiter is a major public health problem in Ethiopia. Even though there were studies done on goiter in Ethiopia, there was little evidence in … Continue reading

Research Article: Correction: Urinary iodine concentration (UIC) could be a promising biomarker for predicting goiter among school-age children: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Date Published: July 7, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Linlin Xiu, Gansheng Zhong, Xueman Ma. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181286 Abstract Partial Text   Source: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181286  

Research Article: Correction: Urinary iodine concentration (UIC) could be a promising biomarker for predicting goiter among school-age children: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Date Published: July 7, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Linlin Xiu, Gansheng Zhong, Xueman Ma. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181286 Abstract: Partial Text   Source: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181286  

Research Article: Urinary iodine concentration (UIC) could be a promising biomarker for predicting goiter among school-age children: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Date Published: March 22, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Linlin Xiu, Gansheng Zhong, Xueman Ma, Stephen L. Clarke. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0174095 Abstract: To evaluate whether urinary iodine concentration (UIC) can predict goiter among school-age children, and to assess the association between UIC and goiter prevalence. We searched the MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane Library (Cochrane Database of … Continue reading

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