Iodine Uptake Scan (Diagnostics)

Body Area: Abdomen
Body Parts: Intestines
Symptoms: Constipation
Iodine uptake scans involve a radioactive tracer (iodine) and special probe to measure how much of the tracer has been absorbed by the thyroid gland and if it is evenly spread throughout the gland. It can help to determine if your thyroid is working properly.