embryology endocrine.txt

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  1. What is the normal remnant of thyroglossal duct?
    Foramen cecum
  2. Describe the presentation of a Thyroglossal duct cyst
    Presents as an anterior midline neck mass that moves with swallowing or protrusion of the tongue
  3. What does the Zona glomerulosa secrete and what regulates it?
    • Secretes Aldosterone
    • Renin-Angiotensin
  4. What does the Chromaffin cells secrete and what regulates it?
    Catecholamines (epinephrine, norepinephrine)
  5. What is the difference between Pheochromocytoma and Neuroblastoma?
    • Pheochromocytoma┬Śmost common tumor of the adrenal medulla in adults. Episodic hypertension.
    • Neuroblastoma┬Śmost common tumor of the adrenal medulla in children. Rarely causes hypertension.
  6. Describe the drainage of the Left and Right adrenal gland
    • Let adrenal gland --> left adrenal vein --> left renal vein -->IVC
    • Right adrenal gland --> right adrenal vein-->IVC

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