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where is the adrenal gland?

A: ... situated atop each kidney....


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My brother in England has just had an uncancerous (sic) bit taken out of his pituitary gland in his head. where is the pituitary gland in the head, and what does it do?

A: This vital gland is situated in the very centre of your head. If you place your finger tip mid way between your eyebrows, the pituitary gland is about 9 cm inside the skull from that point. Glands are organs that produce vital hormones that control many of the bodily functions. the testes and ovaries are glands that produce sex hormones; the thyroid gland produces a hormone that controls rhe body'' s metabolic rate; the adrenal gland produces adrenaline, which acts on

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My brother in England has just had an uncancerous (sic) bit taken out of his pituitary gland in his head. where is the pituitary gland in the head, and what does it do?

A: This vital gland is situated in the very centre of your head. If you place your finger tip mid way between your eyebrows, the pituitary gland is about 9 cm inside the skull from that point. Glands are organs that produce vital hormones that control many of the bodily functions. the testes and ovaries are glands that produce sex hormones; the thyroid gland produces a hormone that controls rhe body` s metabolic rate; the adrenal gland produces adrenaline, which acts on the...


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CT guided FNB of the adrenal gland(s)

A: This one will be less risky and troublesome than the one of his lung. the needle will probably go in through his back towards one of his adrenal glands where it seems there must be a tumor suspect lesion (his lung cancer has presumably spread to that location - it is a stage 4 - IV - cancer - so it must have spread to somewhere in order to be called a stage 4). the needle can be guided by MRI or ultrasound or as here CT. So it should not be hard...


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What effect do Lupron injections have on the adrenal gland?

A: Do some research about lupron, there is alot of information on the internet. Google lupronvictimshub where there is lots of infomation.You can join and people will answer your questions,.....


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where is the liver and kidney located in the human body?Which organ in the body starts with the letter "M"?

A: 1) In the human body, the liver "is located on the right side of the upper abdomen below the diaphragm anatomy. the liver lies to the right of the stomach and overlies the gallbladder." Source an further information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liver 2) "In humans, the kidneys are located in the posterior part of the abdomen. there is one on each side of
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What is an adrenal Mass?

A: An adrenal mass is an abnormal growth that develops in the adrenal gland. adrenal masses, known as pheochromocytomas, are usually benign and frequently diagnosed in individuals of middle age. Treatment for an adrenal mass is dependent on several factors, including the size and location of the tumor, whether it has metastasized, and the overall health of the individual.. A pheochromocytoma is a rare condition that involves the formation of an...


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What happens when adrenal glands malfunction?

A: If your adrenal glands (which are part of the endocrine system) malfunction and produce more or less of a hormone than they should, it can lead to several health problems. Let''s use cortisol as an example. the pituitary secretes adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) in response to stressful situations to trigger the well-known fight-or-flight response through cortisol secretion. When excess pituitary secretion happens, the adrenal glands respond by secreting excess cortisol. (the process is like a...
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What is the Difference Between Prednisone and Prednisolone?

A: the difference between prednisone and prednisolone is that one is the precursor to the other. Prednisone is activated by enzymes in the liver to turn into prednisolone. they do have similar uses but prednisolone is more readily absorbed by the body. Prednisolone is usually used when there is liver...


 
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