Endocrine System: Diagnostic Tests and Procedures; Imaging Procedures

  1. computed tomography (CT)
    CT of the head is used to obtain a transverse view of the pituitary gland
  2. magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
    nonionizing images of magnetic resonance are useful in identifying abnormalities of pituitary, pancreas, adrenal, and thyroid glands
  3. sonography
    sonographic images are used to identify endocrine pathology, such as with thyroid ultrasound
  4. thyroid uptake and image
    nuclear image involving scan of the thyroid to visualize the radioactive accumulation of previously ingested isotopes to detect thyroid nodules or tumors
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Endocrine System: Diagnostic Tests and Procedures; Imaging Procedures
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Quiz 5
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