simple goiter


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simple goiter

[′sim·pəl ′gȯid·ər]
(medicine)
Diffuse enlargement of the thyroid gland, usually not associated with constitutional features.
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Another portion of the simple goiter cases, usually about 1 per cent, takes on another type of development, and while increasing in size begins to pour into the system a toxic secretion which has a very injurious effect upon the blood vessels, the heart, and the sympathetic nervous system.
Coexistence of autoantibody to human thyrotropin (TSH) and autoanti-idiotypic antibody to antihuman TSH antibody in a case with simple goiter.
But this, thank heaven, we can now do, and the hair of the dog that didn't bite you will cure 90 per cent of all cases of simple goiter and greatly improve even the severest exophthalmic forms.