Introduction: Goiter


Goiter: Swollen neck thyroid gland

Goiter: A swollen thyroid is called a goiter. Most goiters are caused by not enough iodine in the diet. Iodine is a substance found in shellfish and iodized salt.1

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         Contents for Goiter:

1. excerpt from What You Need To Know About Thyroid Cancer: NCI

Last revision: May 27, 2003

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