Endocrine System Lab Tests & Diagnostic Procedures

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COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (CT SCAN)

cross-sectional x-ray images of the pituitary gland and other endocrine organs.

EXOPHTALMOMETRY

measurement of eyeball protrusion as an indicator of Graves disease (hyperthyroidism).

FASTING BLOOD SUGAR (GLUCOSE) TEST

measurement of glucose levels in a blood sample taken from a fasting patient and in specimens taken 30 min, 1 hr, 2 hrs, and 3 hrs after the ingestion of 75g of glucose.

MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING (MRI)

magnetic waves produce images of the hypothalmus, pituitary gland, and other endocrine organs in all 3 planes of the body.

RADIOACTIVE IODINE UPTAKE

given by mouth, measured as evidence of thyroid of thyroid function.

SERUM AND URINE TESTS

measurement of hormones, electrolytes, and glucose levels in blood and urine an indicators of endocrine malfunction.

THYROID FUNCTION TESTS

measurement of levels of thyroxine, triiondoththyronine, and thyroid-stimulating in the bloodstream.

THYROID SCAN

procedure in which radioactive compound, injected intravenously, localizes in the thyroid glane.

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