The aim of iodine therapy before subtotal thyroidectomy in Grave’s disease is:
A. To render the patient euthyroid
B. To restore the iodine content of the thyroid gland
C. To inhibit peripheral conversion of thyroxine
into triiodothyronine
D. To reduce friability and vascularity of the
thyroid gland
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D. To reduce friability and vascularity of the
thyroid gland
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