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Where does parathyroid glands locate in our body?

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Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine

In brief: In the neck

The parathyroid gland is located in the middle anterior (front) of the neck and these little teardrop looking glands lay on top of the thyroid gland.

In brief: In the neck

The parathyroid gland is located in the middle anterior (front) of the neck and these little teardrop looking glands lay on top of the thyroid gland.
Dr. Adam Nally
Dr. Adam Nally
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine

In brief: Behind thyroid

There are 4 parathyroid glands located behind and at the edges of the thyroid gland in the neck.

In brief: Behind thyroid

There are 4 parathyroid glands located behind and at the edges of the thyroid gland in the neck.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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