Thyroid scans

Aust Fam Physician. 2012 Aug;41(8):584-6.


This article forms part of our 'Tests and results' series for 2012, which aims to provide information about common tests that general practitioners order regularly. It considers areas such as indications, what to tell the patient, what the test can and cannot tell you and interpretation of results.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Antithyroid Agents / therapeutic use
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Radiation Dosage
  • Radionuclide Imaging
  • Radiopharmaceuticals / therapeutic use
  • Sodium Pertechnetate Tc 99m
  • Thyroid Diseases / diagnostic imaging*
  • Thyroid Diseases / drug therapy
  • Thyroid Function Tests
  • Thyroid Gland / diagnostic imaging*
  • Ultrasonography


  • Antithyroid Agents
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Sodium Pertechnetate Tc 99m