Thyroid enlargement - scintiscan

Thyroid enlargement - scintiscan

This image shows enlargement of the thyroid gland and extension down behind the breastbone (retrosternal space). The image, called a scintiscan, was generated using a radioactive isotope.






Review Date: 2/28/2024
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