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Parathyroid scan: How to prepare and what to expect

Parathyroid scan: How to prepare and what to expect
Abstract

This handout explains a parathyroid scan, a nuclear medicine procedure used to diagnose problems with the parathyroid gland. It includes how to prepare for the scan, how it works, how it is done, what the patient may feel during the scan, and how to get the results.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2005
Revision Date
11/2016
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General Subject
Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject/Keyword
Parathyroid Glands
Radiology
Languages
English
Record ID
3150