Study on the average weight of human parathyroid gland of different age and sex

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Elakkiya I and Thenmozhi

Aim: To determine the average weight of human parathyroid gland of different age and sex
Objective: Due to increasing number of cases of parathyroid gland disorders nowadays, there are rising trends of parathyroid gland surgeries and interventions which requires comprehensive data regarding the gland. This study is done to find out the changes in the weight and volume of the thyroid gland in different age groups. The age groups were Group A - up to 20 years, Group B-21-50 years and Group C-above 50 years.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.3811.0372