What is goitre?

Asked by  | 1st Jul, 2008, 10:05: AM

Expert Answer:

Goitre is an abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland, visible as a swelling in the neck region. It is caused due to a deficiency in dietary iodine or abnormalities in levels of thyroid hormone.

Answered by  | 1st Jul, 2008, 10:23: AM

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