Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of anterior and lateral regions of neck

Thyroid and parathyroid glands, posterior view

Image #75-3

KEYWORDS: Exocrine and endocrine, Throat.

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Dissection of anterior and lateral regions of neck
Thyroid and parathyroid glands, posterior view
A right superior parathyroid gland was not identified.
1 . Pyramidal lobe
2 . Posterior branch superior thyroid artery
3 . Left lobe
4 . Superior parathyroid gland left
5 . Inferior parathyroid gland left
6 . Middle thyroid vein
7 . Inferior thyroid artery left
8 . Inferior thyroid vein left
9 . Superior thyroid vein right
10 . Posterior branch superior thyroid artery
11 . Anterior branch superior thyroid artery
12 . Right lobe
13 . Isthmus
14 . Inferior thyroid artery right
15 . Artery to inferior parathyroid gland right
16 . Inferior parathyroid gland right
17 . Inferior thyroid vein right
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