Your child’s nuclear medicine thyroid scan

A thyroid scan is a test to show the function of your child’s thyroid gland. It may have been requested as a follow up to a recent blood test. A small amount of radioactivity is used to obtain a picture of your child’s thyroid gland. Images are taken using a Gamma Camera and this will help the doctor to understand your child’s Thyroid function.

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Your child’s nuclear medicine thyroid scan

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