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Parathyroids

 

Overview

 

Clinical anatomy

 

Instructions

 

Macroscopy

  1. Briefly describe the position of the parathyroid glands and indicate the importance of anatomical variation.
  2. Explain embryologically the reasons for anatomical variation in the position of the parathyroids.

Microscopy

 

Slides

2018

Low magnification view to show the parathyroid and surrounding tissues
Detail of the parathyroid, surrounding adipose tissue and a blood vessel
Parathyroid gland
Blood vessels in the parathyroid gland
Parathyroid gland
Parathyroid gland

Very low magnification

Very low magnification of the parathyroids

Low magnification

Medium magnification

High magnification

High magnification of the parathyroids
High magnification of the parathyroids
High magnification of the parathyroids

Very high magnification

 

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