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 Which surgeon was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on the "physiology, pathology, and surgery of the thyroid gland?"

A. Theodore Billroth
B. Emil Kocher
C. John Hunter
D. Harvey Cushing

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What congenital anomaly arises from the formation of the thyroid gland?

A. The thyroid isthmus
B. The cricothyroid arch
C. A thyroglossal duct cyst
D. An endobronchial cyst

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The arterial supply of the thyroid arises from which of the following vessels?

A. The aorta
B. The external carotid arteries
C. The thyrocervical trunk
D. All of the above

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 In what location, relative to the inferior thyroid artery (ITA), is the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) found?

A. Medial or posterior to the ITA
B. Lateral or anterior to the ITA
C. Passing between the branches of the ITA
D. All of the above

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Although injury to the RLN results in hoarseness (unilateral injury) or airway obstruction (bilateral injury), injury to the superior laryngeal nerve (SLN) results in a more subtle injury, affecting the ability to:

A. Speak loudly or sing high notes
B. Cough
C. Feel sensation in the anterior neck
D. Grimace

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