I got my thyroid uptake scan on Thurs. but so far have not heard back from the Dr. I am printing the results and hopeing someone can explain what it means:
INDICATIONS: abnormal thyroid function
DOSE: 297 UcI i-123
TECHNIQUE: 24 after the oral ingestion of radiioodine, uptake and and
scan was performed.
FINDINGS: At 25 hours the uptake is 50.5 percent. This indicates
hyperthroid function. The thyroid gland is mildly prominent. No definite
photopenic defects are demonstrated.
IMPRESSION: Elevated uptake at 25 hours measured at 50.5 percent.