Thursday, October 13, 2011

Worth Your Salt

Challenge: Worldwide, what is the most common cause of this condition?

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Brady said...

Iodine-deficiency goitre


Iodine Deficiency

sid said...

Iodine deficiency

Anonymous said...

This is a goiter. The salt reference is probably hinting at iodine deficiency as the most likely cause. That's not a very common cause of goiter here in the States, though, because our iodized salt is in everything.

Craig Chen said...

yes :) you are indeed worth your salt
Worth Your Salt

This is goiter, most commonly caused by iodine deficiency.

Sources: Wikipedia, Robbins’ Pathological Basis of Disease.