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THYROID GLAND-ISTHMUS

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THYROID GLAND-ISTHMUS

1. Firmly adherent to 2, 3, 4 tracheal rings.
2. The anastamosis of the superior thyroid arteries runs across its upper border.
3. Tributaries of the inferior thyroid veins emerge from its lower border.
4. A small protion of the gland may project upwards from the isthmus as the pyramidal lobe.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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