Changes in conjunctival cytology and tear function tests with radioiodine treatment for hyperthyroidism


Koca G., ACAR U. , Atilgan H. I. , Acar D. E. , Altiparmak U. E. , Demirel K., ...Daha Fazla

ANNALS OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, cilt.27, ss.694-699, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 27 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s12149-013-0705-9
  • Dergi Adı: ANNALS OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.694-699

Özet

Radioiodine (RAI) is used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism and differentiated thyroid cancer. Radioiodine therapy is associated with dry eyes and some side effects are seen especially due to beta rays. In this study, the functional and cytological status of lacrimal glands after RAI therapy was evaluated.