Goitre prevalence in indigenous population of Evenkia.

  title={Goitre prevalence in indigenous population of Evenkia.},
  author={S A Dogadin and K G Nozdrachyov and S R Kutznetsov and O M Sivkova and V T Manchouk},
  journal={Arctic medical research},
  volume={53 3},
Representatives of indigenous northern peoples (the Evenks and the Kets) living in a large Siberian territory named Evenkia were studied. There were children 6-14 years of age and adults aged 18-45 years. Thyroid volumes were determined by ultrasound. Iodine excretion was estimated. Normal thyroid volumes were found in 27.5% of the children. A high… CONTINUE READING