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Endemic goitre

Endemic goitre

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Published by Chilean Iodine Educational Bureau in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsChilean Iodine Educational Bureau (London, England)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 89/14990 (R)
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p. ;
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1820611M
LC Control Number89832023

Endemic goiter and endemic thyroid disorders. Gaitan E(1), Nelson NC, Poole GV. Author information: (1)University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson. The primary role of iodine deficiency in goitrogenesis and the prevention and treatment of endemic goiter by iodine supplementation is Cited by: Based on the success of the Kangra Valley st the Government of India established the National Goitre Control Programme (NGCP) in at the end of the second Five-Year Plan The objectives of NGCP were to identify the goiter-endemic regions of the country and supplement the intake of iodine to the entire population in these by:

Endemic Goitre. Published by World Health Organization () Used. First Edition. Hardcover. should be a concern to underlying the state of endemicity and to outline the most suitable methods by means of which goitre can be controlled. This book sheds lights and reiterates thyroid disorders in Sudan in the basis of nuclear medicine. Papers by the Cita Surgical Society, 17 in all, are edited by Professor V. V. Popov into book form. Contributions are: Medvedeva, E. M. and Kubasov, M. E. (), topographical characteristics of the thyroid in goitre; Medvedeva, E. M. (), topography of tissues forming the thyroid capsule; Scedrin, L. I. (), incidence of endemic goitre in population of Kalar region of Cita oblast;.

Endemic goiter in the Sudan despite long-standing programmers for the control of iodine deficiency disorders. Iodine, copper, zinc, selenium and molybdenum levels in children aged between 6 and 12 years in the rural area with iodine deficiency and in the city center without iodine deficiency in Hatay. Endemic goitre was prevalent in the population of Derbyshire in the UK for many centuries until it declined from the s. A contemporary medical survey showed that endemicity of goitre was.


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Endemic goiter is a type of goitre that is associated with dietary iodine deficiency. Some inland areas where soil and water lacks in iodine compounds and consumption of marine foods is low are known for higher incidence of such areas goitre is said to be Specialty: Endocrinology.

Gregory A. Brent, Anthony P. Weetman, in Williams Textbook of Endocrinology (Thirteenth Edition), Iodine Deficiency (Endemic Goiter). The term endemic goiter denotes any goiter occurring in a region where goiter is prevalent.

As mentioned, endemic goiter almost always occurs in areas of environmental iodine deficiency. Although this condition is estimated to affect more than K.K. Sinha, in Encyclopedia of Food Sciences and Nutrition (Second Edition), Endemic goiter.

Endemic goiter is an iodine-deficiency disease (IDD) that occurs in those areas where the iodine content of the soil is so low that insufficient iodine is obtained through food and water and occurs when no provision is made for supplying iodized salt. endemic goiter: [ goi´ter ] enlargement of the thyroid gland, causing a swelling in the front part of the neck; called also struma.

adj., adj goit´rous. If there is evidence of pressure against the throat, or the possibility of a malignancy, the goiter may be removed surgically. Simple endemic goiter is usually caused by lack of iodine in. Additional Physical Format: Online version: World Health Organization. Endemic goitre.

Geneva, (OCoLC) Online version: World Health Organization. A goitre, or goiter, is a swelling in the neck resulting from an enlarged thyroid gland. A goitre can be associated with a thyroid that is not functioning properly. Worldwide, over 90% of goitre cases are caused by iodine deficiency.

The term is from the Latin gutturia, meaning throat. Most goitres are of a benign nature. Signs and symptoms. A goiter can present as a palpable or visible Specialty: Endocrinology. Endemic Goiter, also known as Multinodular Goiter, is the presence of a goiter caused by nutritional deficiency of Iodine.

As table salt is now supplemented with iodine, endemic goiter is almost never observed except in on some occasions in developing countries. The objectives of this study were to map the prevalence of goiter in Sudan and to study the etiological factors involved. A further objective was to explore the use of serum thyroglobulin (Tg) level in the assessment of endemic goitre.

The endemicity of goitre in Sudan was firstly reported by Woodman in Cited by: 1. is a rapid access, point-of-care medical reference for primary care and emergency clinicians. Started inthis collection now contains interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and chapters.

Endemic goiter term is used when the local prevalence is greater than 5 - 10% Common in mountainous and iodine deficient areas of the world where the diet contains insufficient amount of iodine Iodine supplementation reduces frequency of goiter but may increase prevalence of autoimmunity (Hormones (Athens) ;) and follicular neoplasm.

A form of IODINE deficiency disorders characterized by an enlargement of the THYROID GLAND in a significantly large fraction of a POPULATION GROUP. Endemic goiter is common in mountainous and iodine-deficient areas of the world where the DIET contains insufficient amount of iodine.

Concepts: Disease or Syndrome (T) MSH: D ICD9: Endemic Goitre Or Thyreocele Being the on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Endemic Goitre Or Thyreocele Being theFormat: Paperback. goitre is defined as an enlargement of the thyroid gland which can be seen as a swelling in the front of the neck.

There are several types of goitre which are features of different thyroid disorders. Endemic goitre. On a worldwide basis, this is the most notable class of goitre. It. goiter (goy'tĕr) A chronic enlargement of the thyroid gland, not due to a neoplasm, occurring endemically in some localities, especially regions where glaciation occurred and depleted the soil of iodine, and sporadically elsewhere.

Synonym(s): struma, goitre. [Fr. from L. guttur, throat] goitre Enlargement of the THYROID GLAND from any cause. This. History and iconography of endemic goitre and cretinism. [F Merke] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n bgn. Management of Goitre / National Guidelines CSSL 12 Section 1 Evaluation of Thyroid Swellings In thyroid swellings the following information is required to arrive at a proper diagnosis To obtain the above information History (should include) • Demographic data -sex.

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paign to control goitre within the next decade. The present book explains the significance of endemic goitre as a public health problem and gives a detailed account of the means available to control it. The techniques described are simple and cheap. They do not involve sophisticated technology and can be used anywhere in the.

Multinodular goitre (MNG) is the most common thyroid disease in the world, with more than million people estimated to be affected (1) Progression to multinodular goitre is typical of both endemic and sporadic simple goitres.

INTRODUCTION: Endemic goitre, one of the earliest non-communicable diseases to humankind, is an important public health problem of worldwide distribution & the mountainous slopes of Himalayas have been notorious foci of endemic goitre.

The primary role of iodine deficiency in goitrogenesis and the prevention and treatment of endemic goiter by iodine supplementation is firmly established. Unfortunately, implementation of iodine prophylaxis programs has met with considerable technical and socioeconomic difficulties.

Besides, lack of knowledge concerning some of the other causative factors of endemic goiter has prevented Cited by: The most common type of goitre is endemic goitre, caused by iodine is an essential nutrient that is required for the production of thyroid hormone.

When iodine intake is low, thyroid hormone production is low, and in response the pituitary gland secretes greater quantities of the hormone thyrotropin (thyroid-stimulating hormone, TSH) in an attempt to restore thyroid hormone.Chen P.C.Y.

Endemic goitre: a preventable and yet highly prevalent disease in Sarawak. Med]Malaysia ; Editorial Comments We take this opportunity to congratulate the Sarawak State Government and the Director of Medical Services, Sarawak, for the praiseworthy action that they have taken to safeguard the people ofSarawakfrom goitre.