A survey of iodine intake and thyroid volume in Dutch schoolchildren: reference values in an iodine-sufficient area and the effect of puberty.

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BACKGROUND Iodine deficiency and endemic goiter have been reported in the past in The Netherlands, especially in the southeast. OBJECTIVE To evaluate iodine intake and thyroid size in Dutch schoolchildren, contrasting those living in a formerly iodine-deficient region in the east (Doetinchem) with those living in an iodine-sufficient region in the west… (More)

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@article{Wiersinga2001ASO, title={A survey of iodine intake and thyroid volume in Dutch schoolchildren: reference values in an iodine-sufficient area and the effect of puberty.}, author={Wilmar Maarten Wiersinga and J Podoba and Miroslav Srbecky and Marieke E van Vessem and Hermina C van Beeren and Marianne Platvoet-ter Schiphorst}, journal={European journal of endocrinology}, year={2001}, volume={144 6}, pages={595-603} }