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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English


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ContributionsClements, Frederick W., 1904-
LC ClassificationsRC656 E53
The Physical Object
Number of Pages471
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16937539M

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Endemic Goiter, also known as Multinodular Goiter, is the presence of a goiter caused by nutritional deficiency of Iodine. As table salt is now supplemented with iodine, endemic goiter is almost never observed except in on some occasions in developing countries. Endemic goiter of the 2nd degree is well seen, the specialist without difficulty reveals an increase in feeling. Diffuse endemic goiter. More often affects women from 20 to 50 years. The disease is characterized by an increase and increased work of the thyroid gland due to .   Endemic goiter term is used when the local prevalence is greater than 5 - 10% Common in mountainous and iodine deficient areas of the world where the diet contains insufficient amount of iodine Iodine supplementation reduces frequency of goiter but may increase prevalence of autoimmunity (Hormones (Athens) ;) and follicular neoplasm. Abstract. Simple goitre is one of the least simple thyroid disorders with particular regard to its pathogenesis. Henneman’s [1] clinical definition of simple goitre as ‘a benign, diffuse or multinodular enlargement of the thyroid of unknown etiology with normal hormone production occurring sporadically’ is difficult to improve.

Endemic goitre occurs in iodine-deficient areas. Goitre can also be caused or aggravated by the regular consumption of goitrogens such as manioc, cabbage, turnips, millet etc. – Goitre is an adaptive process: iodine is essential for the production of thyroid hormones; iodine deficiency impairs thyroid hormone synthesis; to compensate, the. The gross goitre prevalence (mean of male and female values) among schoolchildren and household members was and % respectively, while that of visible goitre was and % respectively. Prevalence was higher in females (% in household members and % in schoolchildren) than in males (% in household members and % in. Endemic goiter is a type of goitre that is associated with dietary iodine deficiency.. Some inland areas where soil and water lacks in iodine compounds and consumption of marine foods is low are known for higher incidence of such areas goitre is said to be "endemic".This type of goiter . From Our Blog. Remembering Hiroshima. On this day 75 years ago, the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. James L. Nolan Jr.’s grandfather was a doctor who participated in the Manhattan Project, and he writes about him in Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, an unflinching examination of the moral and professional.

Michelangelo's strange allusion to feline goitre can be explained as a poetic metaphor, since cat was used in those days as a nickname for peasant. 12 On the other hand, it is quite likely that Michelangelo saw or heard of goitrous animals, since endemic goitre is by no means restricted to man. 1 It was indeed the economically devastating.   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. Concepts: Disease or Syndrome (T) MSH: D ICD9:   Endemic goitre or thyreocele; being the thesis for the degree of Doctor of Medicine of the University of Durham for which the gold medal of the year subsequently-added footnotes and appendix [Robinson, William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Endemic goitre or thyreocele; being the thesis for the degree of Doctor of Medicine of the University of Durham for which .   4. Relation to endemic goitre V. Course and clinical pattern of cretinism (de Quervain) Cretinism with and without goitre Grade of cretinism Development of cretins Deterioration Spontaneous recovery Influence of endemic goitre on children 1. The sexual distribution of cretinism 2. The behaviour of physical development Growth in non-goitrous cretins.