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Please help! what is the difference between prostatectomy and thyroidectomy?

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: 2 different glands!!

Prostate near urethra behind pubic bone; thyroid just above sternal notch in neck; ..
Ectomy means 'removal of'.

In brief: 2 different glands!!

Prostate near urethra behind pubic bone; thyroid just above sternal notch in neck; ..
Ectomy means 'removal of'.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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