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Year
: 2018  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 140--142

Brief overview of the role of nuclear medicine in evaluation of hyperthyroidism


David Mathew 
 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

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David Mathew
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
India

Excessive production of thyroid hormones from the thyroid gland leads to hyperthyroidism. The role of radioiodine uptake study has been well established in the evaluation of hyperthyroidism. This article aims to delineate the nuances involved in the diagnosis and treatment of hyperthyroidism using radioiodine.


How to cite this article:
Mathew D. Brief overview of the role of nuclear medicine in evaluation of hyperthyroidism.Curr Med Issues 2018;16:140-142


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Mathew D. Brief overview of the role of nuclear medicine in evaluation of hyperthyroidism. Curr Med Issues [serial online] 2018 [cited 2019 Oct 23 ];16:140-142
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