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Tumors of the parathyroid glands by Benjamin Castleman

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Published by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Tumors,
  • Parathyroid glands

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementBenjamin Castleman
SeriesNational Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Pathology. Atlas of tumor pathology -- section 4, fasc. 15.
ContributionsArmed Forces Institute of Pathology (U.S.).
The Physical Object
Pagination74 p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25916684M

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Embryology and Anatomy. Embryology is the key to understand the normal and ectopic locations of the parathyroid glands. The upper glands are derived from the 4th pharyngeal pouch together with the lateral thyroid, whereas the lower glands are derived from the 3rd pharyngeal pouch together with the thymus. , In the majority of cases, the upper parathyroid glands are found at the Cited by: 1. In book: Tumors in Domestic Animals, pp Small cysts occur within the parenchyma of the parathyroid or in the immediate vicinity of the gland and are observed frequently in dogs, cats. In this syndrome, parathyroid tumors are associated with tumors of the adrenal glands, pituitary glands, pancreas or thyroid gland. This condition had been reported in one dog at the time of publication of their book. I am not sure if there have been subsequent cases reported, or not. Parathyroid glands are small endocrine glands in the neck of humans and other usually have four parathyroid glands, located on the back of the thyroid gland in variable locations. The parathyroid gland produces and secretes parathyroid hormone in response to a low blood calcium, which plays a key role in regulating the amount of calcium in the blood and within the : superior thyroid artery, inferior thyroid artery.