A 61-year-old female asked about a 29-year-old female:
If graves opthamology is suspected, and tsh levels begin to fall again after a year on methimiazole is surgery a better option than radioactive iodine?
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Dr. Jesse Krakaueranswered
Endocrinology 47 years experience
My opinion- yes: B"sd Not a fan of RAI therapy in general. Worsening of opthalmopathy is common with RAI rx – usually give steroids to help mitigate. My recommendation is usually surgical.
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