radioactive iodine uptake test

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Noun1.radioactive iodine uptake test - radioactive iodine test that measures the amount of radioactive iodine taken up by the thyroid gland
radioactive iodine test - test of thyroid function in which the patient is given an oral dose of radioactive iodine-131
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The radioactive iodine uptake test revealed a raised thyroid radioactive uptake with diffuse uptake shown on the scan, which was consistent with a diagnosis of Graves' disease.
During a radioactive iodine uptake test, you swallow a small amount of I-123 radioactive iodine.
As with a radioactive iodine uptake test (described above), for a thyroid scan you would swallow a radioactive chemical (usually iodine or technetium).

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