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My girl 16 years old has hyperthyroidism. normal scan showed a small nodule. doc ordered a tc99 scan. is this scan safe for a 16 yrs old.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

And a lot less invasive than automatically doing a biopsy or surgery to be sure there is nothing worrisome going on.

In brief: Yes

And a lot less invasive than automatically doing a biopsy or surgery to be sure there is nothing worrisome going on.
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