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Lingual goiter

Introduction: Lingual goiter

Description of Lingual goiter

Lingual goiter: Pathological enlargement of the LINGUAL THYROID, ectopic thyroid tissue at the base of the TONGUE. It may cause upper AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION; DYSPHAGIA; or HYPOTHYROIDISM symptoms.
Source: MeSH 2007

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