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Thyroid enlargement: A condition which is characterized by an enlargement of the thyroid. See detailed information below for a list of 31 causes of Thyroid enlargement, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Symptoms related to Thyroid enlargement:
Hypothyroidism (106 causes), Hyperthyroidism (41 causes), Goiter (77 causes), Graves disease (10 causes), Myxedema, Cretinism, Autoimmune thyroiditis, Multinodular goiter, De Quervain's thyroiditis, Papillary carcinoma, Medullary carcinoma, Thyroid nodule, Solitary nodule, Follicular adenoma
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