In this article, we have shared Goitre causes Mnemonics.
A goitre is a swelling in the neck resulting from an enlarged thyroid gland. The term is also used to describe an enlarged thyroid. A goitre is associated with a thyroid that is not functioning properly.
Goitre Causes Mnemonic.
Goitre is classified as diffuse or nodular.
- In diffuse goitre, the whole thyroid gland swells and its smooth to touch
- In nodular goitre, solid or fluid-filled lumps called thyroid nodules to develop in the thyroid gland.
Diffuse Goitre (mnemonic).
“Some People Have Goitres” is the mnemonic.
Subacute e.g. de Quervain’s thyroiditis (painful)
Nodular Goitre (mnemonic).
“Many Are Cancerous” is the mnemonic.
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