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Zygote Neural Tube Labels

35-yr-male patient presented with excessive sweating and tremor. Positive family history of hyperparathyroidism. Blood pressure 160/95. Urinary VMA is increased.
Which of the following labeled structures is the origin of this patient condition?

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I go with b
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35-yr-male patient presented with excessive sweating and tremor. Positive family history of hyperparathyroidism. Blood pressure 160/95. Urinary VMA is increased.
Which of the following labeled structures is the origin of this patient condition?
i think it is B
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Agree with B. B for neural crest.
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yup B neural crest cell derivative
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You are all right
this patient is having pheochromocytoma and probably multiple endocrine neoplasia.
pheochromocytoma is derived from the neural crests which is label B.
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