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Goitre is common in hilly areas why?


Question asked by: breese

Asked on: 15 Jun 2009

This is due to iodine deficiency.

Now, most iodine comes from seafood and so on, but hilly areas will tend to be away from water, and therefore the one can lead to a higher amount of the other.

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Replied at: 21 Jun 2009
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