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Category Archives: Radioactive iodine
Association between radioiodine therapy for Graves’ hyperthyroidism and thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy
Summary Two earlier studies of Graves’ Disease that found that treating Graves’ Disease with radioactive iodine rather than antithyroid drugs caused a large (3-5X) increase in the risk of developing Graves’ Opthalmopathy (GO), an eye disorder. However, there were also … Continue reading