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Parathyroid Glands: Facts, Function & Disease

Parathyroids are endocrine glands to balance calcium and phosphorus. Typically, they are four and are grouped in pairs: upper and lower parathyroids. All four glands are positioned behind the thyroid gland. Parathyroid Glands – Facts A parathyroid gland has a shape of ovoid and very small dimensions: 5 mm long, 4 mm wide and only 1 mm tall. Together, they …

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