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Simple goiter

Simple goiter is a goiter with normal thyroid function. It is a compensatory goiter caused by iodine deficiency, goiter causing substances or related enzyme defects. It is not accompanied by obvious hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. Therefore, it is also called non-toxic goiter. Its characteristic is that it is distributed in the epidemic area of non-endemic goiter without tumor and inflammation. At the beginning of the course of disease, the thyroid is mostly diffuse goiter, Later, it can develop into multinodular swelling.


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