"Goiter, Endemic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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 DIET contains insufficient amount of iodine.
- Goiter, Endemic
- Endemic Goiters
- Goiters, Endemic
- Endemic Goiter
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