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Diagnostic Radiology


Updated April 30, 2008

Diagnostic Radiology
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Definition: An area of medicine that uses different imaging techniques (e.g., X-rays, MRI and CT scans) to investigate the possible causes of a person's symptoms, or disease. The type of diagnostic radiology that deals with imaging the brain is called diagnostic neuroradiology.

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