Graves Disease tests
Graves Disease

Tests could include:

  • Your thyroid is a gland located at the base of your neck. It produces hormones that are involved in controlling your metabolism. The hormones released by your thyroid interact with hormones released by other glands, especially the pituitary gland....
  • A radioactive iodine uptake (RAIU) is one of two kinds of scans used to diagnose thyroid diseases. The other is called a thyroid scan. An RAIU shows how well your thyroid is functioning. A thyroid scan shows the size, shape, and position of the gl...
  • An antithyroid microsomal antibody test is also called a thyroid peroxidase test. It measures antithyroid microsomal antibodies in your blood.
  • An ultrasound is a painless procedure. It uses sound waves to make images of the inside of your body. A doctor uses an ultrasound to obtain images of a fetus during pregnancy. A thyroid ultrasound is used to examine the thyroid for abnormalities s...
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