Flashcards in Embryology Deck (10):
Normal remnant of thyroglossal duct?
Where does thyroid diverticulum arise from during embryological development?
Floor of primitive pharynx
What is the most common ectopic thyroid tissue site
Base of tongue
What is a complication of removing ectopic thyroid tissue?
Hypothyroid (if only thyroid tissue present)
Anterior midline neck mass that moves with swallowing or protrusion of tongue
Thyroglossal duct cyst
Lateral neck mass caused by persistent cervical sinus
Branchial cleft cyst
What embryological tissue are thyroid and parafollicular cells derived from?
What do parafollicular cells (C cells) produce?
What embryological tissue is the adrenal cortex derived from?