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Parafollicular Cells

Summary Information: Parafollicular Cells

Parafollicular Cells: Parafollicular cells are specialized cells found in the thyroid gland. Parafollicular cells secrete the thyroid hormone called calcitonin. Conditions that can afflict the parafollicular cells include hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid cancer, thyroid nodules, iodine deficiency, goiter, Grave's disease, trauma, and hypopituitarism.

Closely Related Organs: Parafollicular Cells

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Parafollicular Cells

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Other Names: Parafollicular Cells

The following are other names for the organ: Parafollicular Cells:

  • Thyroid parafollicular cells

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Parafollicular Cells

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Parafollicular Cells:

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