Synonyms for goitre or Related words with goitre
Examples of "goitre"
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There can be many nodules, which is termed a multinodular
, and this can sometimes be a toxic multinodular
Two signs are truly 'diagnostic' of Graves' disease ("i.e.," not seen in other hyperthyroid conditions): exophthalmos and nonpitting edema (pretibial myxedema).
is an enlarged thyroid gland and is of the diffuse type ("i.e.," spread throughout the gland). Diffuse
may be seen with other causes of hyperthyroidism, although Graves' disease is the most common cause of diffuse
. A large
will be visible to the naked eye, but a small
(mild enlargement of the gland) may be detectable only by physical examination. Occasionally,
is not clinically detectable, but may be seen only with CT or ultrasound examination of the thyroid.
is more common among women, but this includes the many types of
caused by autoimmune problems, and not only those caused by simple lack of iodine.
Graves' disease has also been called exophthalmic
had been prevalent in the alpine countries for a long time. Switzerland reduced the condition by introducing iodised salt in 1922. The Bavarian tracht in the Miesbach and Salzburg regions, which appeared in the 19th century, includes a choker, dubbed "Kropfband" (struma band) which was used to hide either the
or the remnants of
Some inland areas where soil and water lacks in iodine compounds and consumption of marine foods is low are known for higher incidence of
. In such areas
is said to be "endemic".
(Turin, 1927 - Piacenza, 1980) was an Italian choirmaster, composer and teacher.
Worldwide, over 90% cases of
are caused by iodine deficiency.
Symptoms of toxic multinodular
are similar to that of hyperthyroidism, including:
In the 1920s wearing bottles of iodine around the neck was believed to prevent
The multinodular goiter can be associated with hyperthyroidism ("Toxic multinodular
") or not.
Endemic goiter is a type of
that is associated with dietary iodine deficiency.
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Some forms of
are associated with pain, whereas many do not cause any symptoms. Enlarged goitres may extend beyond the normal position of the thyroid gland to below the sternum, around the airway or esophagus. Goitres may be associated with hyperthyoidism or hypothyroidism, relating to the underlying cause of the
. Thyroid function tests may be done to investigate the cause and effects of the
. The underlying cause of the
may be treated, however many goitres with no associated symptoms are simply monitored.
is treated according to the cause. If the thyroid gland is producing too much T3 and T4, radioactive iodine is given to the patient to shrink the gland. If
is caused by iodine deficiency, small doses of iodide in the form of Lugol's Iodine or KI solution are given. If the
is associated with an underactive thyroid, thyroid supplements are used as treatment. In extreme cases, a partial or complete thyroidectomy is required.
The location is very rural. The River Usk passes close by, crossed by the Pant-y-
A struma ovarii (literally:
of the ovary) is a rare form of mature teratoma that contains mostly thyroid tissue.
The bridge at Llanellen was built in 1821 by John Upton. Upton also built the nearby Pant-y-
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