toxic goiter


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toxic goiter

[′täk·sik ′gȯid·ər]
(medicine)
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demonstrated that preoperative voice dysfunction resolved following thyroidectomy in the nontoxic group but persisted postoperatively among individuals with toxic goiter.
On the basis of thyroid scan, they were classified as GD with diffuse toxic goiter, multimodular goiter (MNG), toxic nodule, thyrotoxic phase of thyroiditis, and thyrotoxicosis with cold nodule.
Since Graves' disease represents up to 90% of hyperthyroidism, (52) we will limit our discussion to Graves' disease, called by different names in different publications: exophthalmic goiter or goitre, hyperthyroidism, and toxic goiter.
8,9) Extensive flame cells are commonly encountered in toxic goiter, and when extensive, suggest the diagnosis.
Graves disease, the most common cause of noniatrogenic thyroid hormone excess, is an example of a toxic goiter.