What is a Gallbladder Ultrasound?
A Sonogram of the Thyroid is a safe radiology exam which is used to help diagnose pain and evaluate the Thyroid in a non-invasive manner.
Who should get a Sonogram of the Thyroid?
A Sonogram of the Thyroid is usually ordered by doctors if you have these indications:
- Thyroid abnormalities
- Lumps, masses and tumors
- Lesions and inflammations
- High risk for cancer
Is there radiation involved?
No. Unlike X-ray imaging, there is no ionizing radiation exposure associated with ultrasound imaging.
When will I receive my results?
Once completed, you will receive your results within 3-5 business days in your LabFinder portal.
How do I prepare? Do I need to fast?
Please refer to the simple preparation guidelines or consult with your doctor or radiology center where you are being treated. Do not forget to bring your LabFinder Order and Insurance Card to your appointment.