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4 Computed Tomography Myths: Busted

If you’ve worked in radiology for a while, you’ll know that there are a ton of myths and misconceptions circulating out there regarding our industry, some of them more funny than others. Each and every day we’re confronted by patients who have fallen victim to these misconceptions, who were told by a friend who was told by a friend that getting a CT scan will kill them, or that if you undergo too many x-rays you’ll have a Spiderman-esque transformation. 

Not all of these rumors are bad, some of them would be really cool if they were actually true (who wouldn’t want to turn into Spiderman?), but the fact of the matter is that many of them are, sadly, incorrect. Today we’re setting the record straight. Here are 4 of the most common CT myths that we hear, busted.

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