parathyroid gland


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Synonyms for parathyroid gland

any one of four endocrine glands situated above or within the thyroid gland

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Hyperparathyroidism is a term used to describe the consequences of excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH), either due to primary disease of the parathyroid gland or secondary to renal disease.
In addition, long-standing vitamin D deficiency may cause hyperplasia/and or adenoma of parathyroid glands due to PTH dysregulation.
INTRODUCTION: Hypoparathyroidism is decreased function of the parathyroid glands with underproduction of parathyroid hormone.
Patients on lithium therapy, those who did not have ioPTH measurements performed, and those who had previously undergone parathyroid gland surgery were excluded from further analysis.
An involvement in the upper right parathyroid gland was observed in the scintigraphy.
Incorrect resection rate of parathyroid gland and temporary hypoparathyroidism: The incorrect resection rate of parathyroid gland in the methylene blue group (16.
Phitayakorn and McHenry found ectopic parathyroid glands in 16% of their 231 patients undergoing parathyroidectomy.
sup][5] which included 60 patients with descending parathyroid gland into the mediastinum, suggested a distance of 6 cm below the clavicle as the optimal empirical dissection location.
Following discussion at the multidisciplinary team meeting, the patient was scheduled for a right thyroid lobectomy and concurrent removal of the right inferior parathyroid gland.
The excerpts and short articles appear in sections on endocrine functioning and metabolism, the pituitary gland and growth disorders, thyroid and parathyroid gland disorders, adrenal gland disorders, pancreatic and diabetic disorders, disorders of the ovaries and testes, other disorders of endocrine and metabolic functioning, and additional help and information.
The sestamibi scan is now the best method for detecting a diseased parathyroid gland before an operation.
Sonia Davies, 53, from Monmouth, who was in Florida with partner Keith Reynolds, 55, recovering from an operation to remove the tumour from her parathyroid gland, said: "I later found out the tumour could have been fatal if it wasn't removed.
Sonia Davies, 53, who was in Florida with partner Keith Reynolds, 55, recovering from an operation to remove the tumour from her parathyroid gland, said: "I later found out that the tumour could have been fatal if it wasn't removed.
Mrs Davies decided to buy a ticket because she "felt lucky"after successful keyhole surgery in the US to remove a tumour on her parathyroid gland.
Ligation of the inferior thyroid artery during surgery may not always compromise the blood supply to the superior parathyroid gland.