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  • Surgery

    Parathyroid gland removal

    In a parathyroidectomy procedure a small horizontal incision is created just under the Adam's apple to get access to the parathyroid glands. Parathyroidectomy is recommended when the parathyroid glands produce excessive amounts of parathyroid hormone (hyperparathyroidism). After surgery, complete healing without complications usually occurs within 4 weeks. The long term outlook is excellent.

    Parathyroidectomy is surgery to remove the parathyroid glands or parathyroid tumors. The parathyroid glands are right behind your thyroid gland in your neck....

  • Disease

    Phonological disorder

    Phonological disorder is a type of speech disorder known as an articulation disorder. Children with phonological disorder do not use some or all of the...