Parathyroid Sentence Examples
Individuals with MEN 1 can show symptoms of excessive parathyroid secretion by age five, and almost all individuals with MEN 1 show parathyroid symptoms by age 40.
These features were not observed in patients with sporadic primary parathyroid adenomas.
Diagram to illustrate parathyroid anatomy (posterior view) - click to enlarge There is variation in the number and location of glands.
The glands produce parathyroid hormone, which helps control the level of calcium in the blood.
There was a clear dose related increase in parathyroid gland hyperplasia from the lowest dose 400 ppm.Advertisement
Ectopic parathyroid tissue can occur, from cricoid to anterior mediastinum.
A reversible elevation of serum parathyroid hormone may occur.
I then had to have total retrosturnal thyroidectomy in December 1998 during which three of my parathyroid glands were also removed.
Subtotal parathyroidectomy or total parathyroidectomy with autotransplantation of some parathyroid tissue are common operations (discussed in detail in the parathyroid section).
The endocrine system is made up of the thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, pituitary gland, the adrenal glands and part of the pancreas.Advertisement
Growth can be impaired by conditions affecting the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands (all part of the endocrine system).
The most common problems are twitching, and, because of the need for magnesium in the parathyroid gland, soft bones even when calcium and vitamin D are adequate.
Parathyroid gland-A pair of glands adjacent to the thyroid gland that primarily regulate blood calcium levels.
Many elements influence bone remodeling, including whether the bone is weight-bearing, vitamin D intake, growth factors, and production of various hormones, including estrogen, thyroid, parathyroid, and calcitonin.
Endocrinologist-A physician who specializes in treating patients who have diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands, and/or the pancreas.Advertisement
The most frequent symptom of MEN 1 is hyperparathyroidism, which is excessive growth of the parathyroid gland and excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone.
Individuals with MEN 2A have a predisposition to develop tumors of the parathyroid gland.
Although similar to MEN 1, less than 20 percent of MEN 2A patients show parathyroid involvement.
For MEN 1, the relevant hormone was parathyroid hormone.
Parathyroid hormone-A chemical substance produced by the parathyroid glands.Advertisement
The syndrome is marked by absence or underdevelopment of the thymus and parathyroid glands.
The parathyroid glands, located on the sides of the thyroid gland, are responsible for maintenance of normal levels of calcium in the blood.
In children with DiGeorge syndrome, the thymus and parathyroid glands are missing or undeveloped.
The symptoms of this disorder vary, depending on the extent of missing thymus and parathyroid tissue.
The diagnosis can be confirmed by blood tests for calcium, phosphorus, and parathyroid hormone levels and by the sheep cell test for immune function.Advertisement
Measurements of blood plasma 25-OH-D, blood plasma calcium, and blood plasma parathyroid hormone must also be obtained for the diagnosis of this disease.
Parathyroid hormone and 1,25-diOH-D work together in the body to regulate the levels of calcium in the blood.
It inhibits the secretion of parathyroid hormone from the parathyroid gland.
The parathyroid is a gland located on your trachea and behind your thyroid gland.
The parathyroid produces hormones responsible for calcium metabolism.