FACTOID # 22: South Dakota has the highest employment ratio in America, but the lowest median earnings of full-time male employees.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
RELATED ARTICLES
People who viewed "Parathyroid" also viewed:
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Parathyroid


Endocrine system
Adrenal gland - Corpus luteum - Hypothalamus - Ovaries - Pancreas - Parathyroid gland - Pineal gland - Pituitary gland - Testes - Thyroid gland

  Results from FactBites:
 
Parathyroid gland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (341 words)
The parathyroid glands are small endocrine glands in the neck, usually located within the thyroid gland, which produce parathyroid hormone.
Parathyroid hormone is a small protein that takes part in the control of calcium and phosphorus homeostasis, as well as bone physiology.
A Sestamibi scan is often used to determine which parathyroid gland(s) are responsible for overproduction of parathyroid hormone.
Parathyroid Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment (3859 words)
  85% is secondary to a solitary parathyroid adenoma.
The superior parathyroid glands arise from the fourth branchial pouch.
In the event that bilateral neck exploration does not reveal parathyroid pathology, the thyroid gland should be examined (2-5% of patients have intrathyroidal parathyroid), followed by examination of the thymus and superior mediastinum.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m