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Thyroid enlargement: Introduction

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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Causes of Thyroid enlargement:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Thyroid enlargement. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Thyroid enlargement: Symptom Checker

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Thyroid enlargement: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Thyroid enlargement

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Misdiagnosis and Thyroid enlargement

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Thyroid enlargement: Related Rare Diseases

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Thyroid enlargement: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Thyroid enlargement

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How Common are these Causes of Thyroid enlargement?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Thyroid enlargement. Of the 31 causes of Thyroid enlargement that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 28 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Thyroid enlargement:

The following list of conditions have 'Thyroid enlargement' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Thyroid enlargement Based on Risk Factors

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  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Thyroid enlargement:

    Medical Conditions associated with Thyroid enlargement:

    Thyroid symptoms (172 causes), Thyroid problems (154 causes), Endocrine symptoms (217 causes)

    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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