How does a thyroid scan diagnose toxic goiter?

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Toxic goiter is one of several terms used to describe multiple nodules in a thyroid gland. This is best diagnosed by imaging the thyroid gland with ultrasound. If there are any atypical nodules, these can be biopsied directly under ultrasound.

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