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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...
A thyroid scan is a procedure that uses nuclear medicine imaging to evaluate the way your thyroid functions. Your thyroid is the gland that controls your body's metabolism. It is located in your neck. Nuclear medicine uses small amounts of radioac...
Antithyroid microsomal antibody is a test that measures antithyroid microsomal antibodies in your blood. Your thyroid is a gland in your neck that produces hormones that help regulate your metabolism. Your body produces these antibodies when your ...