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X-ray of a goitre (swelling of the thyroid gland). The zipper of the person's coat can be seen in this shot overlying the gland.  ..This is a non-toxic goitre, caused by a diet low in iodine, as opposed to a toxic goitre which results from an underlying pathology. Sudanese water and soil both contain very little iodine due to the distance from th Royalty Free