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Thyroid, Parathyroid and Salivary Glands by Dianne Figaro Barclay

THYROID GLAND

Question 1
Relationships of the thyroid gland include all except:
a Anterior-sternohyoid, sternothyroid, omohyoid, sternocleidomastoid
b Posterior-Longus Coli
c Posterolateral-carotid artery and internal jugular vein
d Medial-larynx and trachea
e Posterior-constrictor of the pharynx and esophagus

Ref: Hagen-Ansert, Sandra L. (2012). Textbook of diagnostic sonography. (7th ed) Vol.1 Elsevier

Question 2
The arteries which suppy the thyroid gland are
a Superior thyroid arteries from external carotids
b Inferior thyroid arteries from thyrocervical trunk of the subclavian arteries
c Middle thyroid artery from external carotid arteries
d Superior thyroid arteries from common carotids

Ref: Hagen-Ansert, Sandra L. (2012). Textbook of diagnostic sonography. (7th ed) Vol.1 Elsevier

Question 3
Malignant lesions of the thyroid gland include all the following except
a Papillary carcinoma
b Anaplastic carcinoma
c Germ cell tumor
d Medullary carcinoma

Ref: Hagen-Ansert, Sandra L. (2012). Textbook of diagnostic sonography. (7th ed) Vol. 1 Elsevier

Question 4,5
Give a technical impression and differential diagnosis for the following:

Question 4
35 year old female complains of neck swelling.

Thyroid

Ref: http//www.ultrasoundcases.info/Case-List.aspx?Cat=276

Question 5
60yr old female complains of difficulty swallowing and tiredness.
thyroid

Ref: http//www.ultrasoundcases.info/case-List.aspx?Cat=277

PARATHYROID

Question1
Parathyroid hormone(PTH) acts on all of the following except
a bone
b brain
c intestines
d kidney
e heart

Ref: hagen-Ansert, Sandra L. (2012). Textbook of diagnostic sonography. (7th ed) Vol. 1 Elsevier

Question 2
The following are true of the parathyroid gland except
a The parathyroid gland measures about 5mmx3mmx1mm
b There are two superior parathyroid glands
c The parathyroid glands are usually visualised on ultrasound
d The parathyroid glands are usually visualized on ultrasound
e Adenoma is the most common cause of primary hyperparathyroidism

Ref: Hagen-Ansert, Sandra L. (2012). Textbook of diagnostic sonography. (7th ed) Vol. 1 Elsevier

Question 3
A young man presents with painless swelling on the right side of the neck of 15 days duration. Give a technical impression and differential diagnosis.
parathyroid

Ref: http//www.sonoworld.com/CaseDetails/Right_parathyroid_adenoma.aspx?ModuleCategoryId=565

SALIVARY GLANDS

Question1
The following consist of salivary glands except
a Parotid glands
b Submental glands
c Submandibular glands
d Sublingual glands

Ref: Thyroid, parathyroid and salivary glands. Power point presentation. Michener Blackboard

Question 2
A young man presents with pain in the region of the submandibular gland. Give a technical impression and differential diagnosis.
submandibular gland

Ref: Thyropid, parathyroid and submandibular gland power point presentation. Michener Blackboard


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