goitre

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goitre

(US), goiter
Pathol a swelling of the thyroid gland, in some cases nearly doubling the size of the neck, usually caused by under- or overproduction of hormone by the gland
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9 of our patients with SN and diffuse goitre under clinical and USG examination were found to have additional nodules at operation and by histopathological examination.

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