Surgical anatomy of the thyroid and parathyroid glands

Tanya Fancy, Daniel Gallagher, Joshua D. Hornig*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

This article describes the anatomy and embryology of the thyroid and parathyroid glands and the recurrent laryngeal nerve, discussing how the anatomy affects function and dysfunction of the glands.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)221-227
Number of pages7
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Volume43
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Anatomy
  • Embryology
  • Parathyroid
  • Recurrent laryngeal nerve
  • Superior laryngeal nerve
  • Thyroid

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