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The deficiency of which element leads to the 'Goitre', a swelling in thyroid gland ?

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The deficiency of which element leads to the 'Goitre', a swelling in thyroid gland ?
posted Jun 4, 2015 by Harshita Dhaliwal

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Goiter is an enlarged thyroid gland, which is located in the neck. Iodine deficiency is the world's leading cause of goiter - but this is rare in North America. In developed countries, goiter is usually caused by an autoimmune disease.

answer Jun 9, 2015 by Manikandan J
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