Consumption of drinking water with high nitrate levels causes hypertrophy of the thyroid.

J.M.S. van Maanen, A. van Dijk, K. Mulder, M.H. de Baets, P.C.A. Menheere, D. van der Heide, P.L.J.M. Mertens, J.C.S. Kleinjans

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121 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)365-374
JournalToxicology Letters
Publication statusPublished - 1994


  • Drinking water
  • Hypertrophy
  • Iodine
  • Nitrate
  • Thyroid
  • Water wells

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