Box 3.3Multinodular goiter due to a dietary deficiency of iodine in Kashmir

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In the mountains of Kashmir patients such as this are said to find it easy going up mountains, but much more difficult negotiating an accurate descent.

From: Chapter 3, The thyroid gland

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Endocrinology: An Integrated Approach.
Nussey S, Whitehead S.
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