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Nepalese woman with goitre.

Photo 1. Nepalese woman with goitre. Endemic goitre is common in many parts of the tropics, especially in mountainous areas, and is probably due directly or indirectly to iodine deficiency.


Photo 2. Cretin. Endemic cretinism is often seen in areas where endemic goitre occurs.

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