THE IODINE-DEFICIENCY THEORY OF GOITER. Ann Intern Med. 1931;4:1223. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-9-1223_1
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Johann Holst of Oslo, referring to Hellwig's recent paper in the Klinische Wochenschrift, in which the latter mentions the frequent occurrence of goiter in the iodine-rich region of Danzig, goes on to say, that in Norway goiters are also seen which are surely not caused by a lack of iodine. Particularly is this the case in young girls in Oslo, where in general, large amounts of iodine are excreted in the urine. Recently he and a number of his colleagues investigated a small endemic of goiter on the west coast of Norway, in a region where there was no lack
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