Goiter PPT: Definition, Symptoms, Causes and Complications Free Download: The thyroid gland’s uncontrolled development is referred to as a goitre (GOI-turThe thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located close to the base of the neck, directly below the Adam’s apple.

Goiter PPT: Definition, Symptoms, Causes and Complications

A goitre can be an overall enlargement of the thyroid or it can result from aberrant cell proliferation that forms one or more lumps (nodules) in the thyroid. In the case of a goitre, thyroid function may not alter, thyroid hormone levels may increase or decrease, or both. Iodine deficiency in the diet is the leading cause of goitres in the world. In the United States, where the consumption of iodized salt is widespread, goitres are brought

on by illnesses that alter thyroid function or elements that influence thyroid development.

Table of Content

  • Definition
  • Introduction
  • Symptoms of Goiter 
  • Causes of Goiter 
  • Complications of Goiter
  • Risk-Factors of Goiter  
  • Diagnosis of Goiter
  • Treatment of Goiter 
  • Conclusion

Goiter PPT: Definition, Symptoms, Causes and Complications

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