Thyroid scans and thyroid uptake scans provide information about the structure and function of the thyroid gland.
Please inform us as soon as possible if you are taking the drug Amiodarone or if you have had intravenous iodinated contrast (special ‘dye’ as part of a CT scan) recently.
Please inform us:
The radioactive tracer is administered either orally or injected into a vein.
A special camera will be positioned close to your neck.
You will not normally need to remove any clothing.