radioisotope scan


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radioisotope scan

(also called radionuclide scan) A diagnostic method of examining an internal organ by injecting a radioactive isotope and following its progress within the patient’s body.
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The preoperative evaluation included a physical examination, thyroid profile, radioisotope scan, neck ultrasonography (USG), and fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC).
If serum TSH is either undetectable or partially suppressed, the next step should be a radioisotope scan.
No 'cold' nodule seen on the radioisotope scan was missed by the fluorescent scan.
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