toxic goiter


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tox·ic goi·ter

a goiter that forms an excessive secretion, causing signs and symptoms of hyperthyroidism.
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tox·ic goi·ter

(tok'sik goy'tĕr)
A goiter that forms an excessive secretion, causing signs and symptoms of hyperthyroidism.
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toxic goiter

An exophthalmic goiter or a goiter in which there is an excessive production of the thyroid hormone.
See also: goiter
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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.
The most common form (n=269; 53%) of thyrotoxicosis was GD with diffuse toxic goiter, followed by toxic MNG (n=102; 20.1%) (Table-1).
Unlike toxic goiters, they develop as a way for the body to compensate for a variety of hypothyroid-producing conditions, such as inadequate dietary iodine or excessive consumption of certain foods and drugs that decrease hormone synthesis.
Hyper thyroidism or toxic goiter is predominantly a disorder in women.
Nine months previously, she had undergone a total thyroidectomy for diffuse toxic goiter, which had been diagnosed on the basis of clinical features and ultrasonography.
Non Toxic Goiter. Clin Endocrinol Metab, 1979; 8: 167-79.