Nontoxic nodular goiter

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Nontoxic nodular goiter

Nontoxic nodular goiter is an enlarged thyroid without hyperthyroidism.[1] It is often present for years before toxic nodular goiter occurs.[1] In the United States it is the most common cause of a large thyroid affecting between 3 and 5% of the population.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Randolph, Gregory (2012). Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands: Expert Consult Premium Edition - Enhanced Online Features and Print. Elsevier Health Sciences. p. 89. ISBN 143772227X.
  2. ^ Gnepp, Douglas R. (2009). Diagnostic Surgical Pathology of the Head and Neck (2 ed.). Elsevier Health Sciences. p. 580. ISBN 1437719511.