Parathyroid gland

Known as: Neck>Parathyroid gland, Glandula parathyroidea, Parathyroid 
One of two small paired endocrine glands, superior and inferior, usually found embedded in the connective tissue capsule on the posterior surface of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Phosphate homeostasis is maintained by a counterbalance between efflux from the kidney and influx from intestine and bone. FGF23… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To investigate the pattern of nodal metastasis, morbidity, recurrence rates of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC), and… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Ectopic parathyroid glands are a cause for failed parathyroid exploration. METHODS Patients with hyperparathyroidism… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The parathyroid glands, which usually are situated behind the thyroid gland, secrete parathyroid hormone, or PTH, which helps… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Clinical or subclinical hyperparathyroidism is one of the most common endocrine disorders. Excessive secretion of parathyroid… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The thymus, thyroid, and parathyroid glands in vertebrates develop from the pharyngeal region, with contributions both from… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Dietary phosphorus (P) restriction is known to ameliorate secondary hyperparathyroidism in renal failure patients. In early renal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
In an autopsy study of 503 cases the parathyroid glands were dissected, and the number of glands in each case and the anatomic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Disorders of calcium metabolism are not generally considered important either clinically or pathophysiologically in essential… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
A study of 645 normal adult parathyroid glands in 160 cadavers revealed that there is a definite pattern of anatomic distribution… (More)
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