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This MRCS Part B station tests your knowledge of the anatomy of the thyroid gland and surrounding structures. For more Anatomy practice, head to Acland's via the link above (Pass the MRCS members get access for free)

What is this?

- This is the thyroid gland.

- The thyroid gland is located below the thyroid cartilage with the thyroid isthmus below the cricoid cartilage, invested in pretracheal fascia.

- It is attached to the 2nd to 4th tracheal rings by Berry's ligament, hence why it moves up on swallowing.