nuclear medicine

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the branch of medicine that uses radioactive materials either to image a patient's body or to destroy diseased cells

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3) Radioisotope scanning to rule out ectopic thyroid tissue as a midline neck mass is not routinely used in children.
Radioisotope scanning of the thyroid gland prior to thyroglossal duct cyst excision.
The PTH assay is easy to obtain, it obviates the need for radioisotope scanning, and it provides an objective endpoint of surgery.