A 53-year-old male asked:
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if some one is hyperthyroid, what tests are necessary to rule out grave's disease?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
TSIgG: The test, thyroid stimulating igg is most important! measuring tsh-receptor antibodies with the h-tbii assay has been proven efficient and was the most practical approach found in most studies. A low TSH would be expected as well.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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