Endemic Goiter

Endemic Goiter: Thyroid gland enlargement caused by inadequate dietary iodine intake. It occurs in areas in which the soil lacks iodine compounds or there is low seafood consumption. ...1

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Goiter, Endemic: 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 ...2

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Endemic goiter: 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 ...3

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References

  1. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  2. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  3. Source: Monarch Initiative

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