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DIAGNOSTIC EXAMINATIONS: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) uses computer technology to produce very sharp images of selected body parts without using x-rays by relying on radiofrequency waves and strong magnetic fields. Your physician may order an MRI in order to identify diseases that create abnormal imaging of the brain and spinal cord, which may cause illnesses that, resemble ALS.

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