Category Archives: Goiter

Reconciling the grading system of goiter of yesteryears with that of World Health Organization of 1994

Reconciling the grading system of yesteryears with that of WHO on goiter. The classification of goitre, used in the 80s of the 20th century, with regards to its size determined by palpation is the following: Grade 0 – no goitre … Continue reading

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What is a Goiter?

What is a Goiter? First Posted on January 17, 2012 by rojoson What is a Goiter? Reynaldo O. Joson, MD, MHA, MHPEd, MSc Surg January 17, 2012 In the Philippines, particularly, in the Filipino- or Tagalog-speaking community, the words “goiter” and … Continue reading

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