toxic nodular goitremedical dictionary

<endocrinology> An enlarged thyroid gland which contains nodules which release excess thyroid hormone. This condition usually arises from long-standing simple goitre in the elderly.

Symptoms of hyperthyroidism result.

American spelling: toxic nodular goiter

(12 Jan 1998)

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