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Enlarged thyroid gland: an enlarged thyroid gland is a lump that can be felt under the skin at the front of the neck. When it is large enough to see easily, it's called a goitre. See detailed information below for a list of 12 causes of Enlarged thyroid gland, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Enlarged thyroid gland:
Goiter (77 causes), Thyroid symptoms (172 causes), Endocrine symptoms (217 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Thyroid problems (154 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Neck symptoms (833 causes)
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