Effects of low level radiation from the Chernobyl accident in a population with iodine deficiency


To determine the effects of low dose radiation from 131I and 137Cs resulting from the Chernobyl disaster on the expression of endemic goiter in children, we studied children in regions with and without evidence of radiocontamination but comparable iodine insufficiency. We included 89 children in the study (radiocontaminated) region (SR) and 116 in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s004310050742


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