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Iodine deficiency

Summary of Iodine deficiency
Iodine deficiency is a lack of the trace element iodine. It may result in goiter, an endemic goiter, as well as cretinism, which results in developmental delays and other health problems. Iodine deficiency is an important public health issue as it is a preventable cause of intellectual disability.

Iodine deficiency


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Iodine deficiency

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Iodine deficiency is diagnosed by a 24-hour urine collection test showing less than percent of 50 mg iodine load recovery in the urine. 

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