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date: 16 May 2022

Adrenalectomy 170

Parathyroidectomy 173

Thyroidectomy 176

The adrenal glands are paired retroperitoneal organs situated superior to the kidneys. They consist of two functional units, the adrenal cortex (secreting glucocorticoids (cortisol), mineralocorticoids (aldosterone), and sex hormones) and the adrenal medulla (secreting catecholamines, e.g. noradrenaline, adrenaline, and dopamine)....

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