USMLE Step 1 Review 01 12 Anatomy Pharyngeal Pouch Derivations

USMLE Step 1 Review 01 12 Anatomy Pharyngeal Pouch Derivations

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Begin 01 12 Anatomy Pharyngeal Pouch Derivations Transcription

Okay, we’ll quickly touch on pharyngeal pouch derivations.

The branchial pouch derivations are of what embryological origin?

  • Endodermic.

How many pharyngeal pouches are there?

  • Five.

What is the main structure for pharyngeal pouch 1?

  • The middle ear.

How about for pharyngeal pouch 2?

  • Tonsils.

What’s the main structure for pharyngeal pouch 3?

  • Thymus and inferior parathyroids.

What’s the main structure for pharyngeal pouch 4?

  • Superior parathyroids or dorsal wings.

And what’s the main structure for pharyngeal pouch 5?

  • Parafollicular C cells of the thyroid gland.

This time, I’ll give the structure and you respond with the pharyngeal pouch number.

Tonsils?

  • Pouch 2.

Thymus and inferior parathyroids?

  • Pouch 3.

Parafollicular C cells of the thyroid gland?

  • Pouch 5.

Middle ear?

  • Pouch 1.

Superior parathyroids?

  • Pouch 4.

****END OF TRANSCRIPTION****

 

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