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Causes of Goiter

Causes of Goiter

Goiter is most often caused by dietary iodine deficiency. Other causes include Graves' disease, Hashimoto's disease, benign thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer (malignant).

List of causes of Goiter

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Goiter) that could possibly cause Goiter includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Goiter

Causes of Goiter (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Goiter that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Goiter Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Goiter:

Goiter: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Goiter, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Goiter:

Goiter: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Goiter: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Goiter:

Causes of Broader Categories of Goiter: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Goiter as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Goiter as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Goiter. Our database lists the following as having Goiter as a complication of that condition:

Goiter as a symptom:

Conditions listing Goiter as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Goiter. Our database lists the following as having Goiter as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Goiter:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Goiter as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Related information on causes of Goiter:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Goiter may be found in:


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