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A chest x-ray of a patient with goitre. The grossly enlarged thyroid can be seen entering the chest cavity at the top of the x-ray. ..The thyroid gland produces hormones such as thyroxine which are responsible for dictating the basal metabolic rate of the body. It lies in front of the trachea, at the base of the neck and is composed of two lobes which ma Royalty Free