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ea0016p761 | Thyroid | ECE2008

Thyroid volume, selenium levels and nutritional habits in Southwestern Albania

Doupis John , Saltiki Katerina , Mantzou Emily , Mastrokostopoulos Antonios , Stavrianos Charalambos , Alevizaki Maria

Introduction: Aim: it is known that environmental factors are involved in the development of goiter. A high number of goitrous patients was identified among patients attending the general medicine outpatientsÂ’ in a mountainous region in Albania. We examined possible associations of thyroid enlargement with nutritional factors.Methods: One hundred and twelve consecutive patients (mean age 52.8±12.1, 104 female) attending the outpatients of the G...