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Thyroid uptake probe

Summary Information: Thyroid uptake probe

Thyroid uptake probe: A thyroid uptake probe is a scintillation or gamma camera that is held against the neck to record the emission of gamma radiation by the thyroid gland following administration of a radioactive substance.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Thyroid uptake probe

These diseases are related to the medical device Thyroid uptake probe:

  • Thyroid cancer (usually nonfunctioning, no uptake)
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism caused by Grave's disease

Other Names For Thyroid uptake probe

  • Thyroid scintiscan

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