German goiter

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German goiter

A large distended belly, as might result from heavy consumption of beer. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. I'd like to run a marathon some day, but first I need to do something about this German goiter of mine.
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German goiter

verb
See also: german, goiter
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Histopathology report suggested Colloid goitre with cystic degeneration and recurrent haemorrhages (Fig.
4] assay, an ultrasound guided Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy (FNAC) along with size, morphology and relationship of the goitre to contiguous structure.
It is commonly seen post operatively in long standing goitre along with thoracic extension2.
The approach to the surgical management of benign goitre is progressively becoming more radical owing to the risk of recurrent goitre [3] and the safety of surgery.
The recent study was about the total prevalence of goitre and urinary iodine excretion in Kashmiri schoolchildren after 15 years of iodisation.
Moderate to severe iodine deficiency in three endemic goitre areas from the Black Sea region and the capital of Turkey.
Goitre simply means thyroid swelling, and the causes range from hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism to thyroid cancer.
The number of people suffering from goitre has also come down.
They said goitre rates among school age children were 4.
Iodine deficiency has been shown to be associated with endemic cretinism, endemic goitre and subcretinous mental subnormalities (1).
A small thyroid goitre was recognised during her preoperative examination.