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Does toxic goiter affect children differently than adults?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
Typically, toxic goiters only develop in adults. Therefore, children are only rarely affected by this kind of goiter. However, children can develop other kinds of goiters.

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