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This is probably a stupid question but...

What's the difference between an mri and cat scan?

 
lovinthislife08

Asked by lovinthislife08 at 5:17 PM on Dec. 4, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (3)
  • Cat scans are a specialized type of x-ray.
    MRI is a completely different animal! Unlike CT it uses magnets and radio waves to create the images. No x-rays are used in an MRI scanner.
    older

    Answer by older at 5:19 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • What she said ^
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:32 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Yep, what older said. And the MRI is the machine you can get claustrophobic in. yeck!
    booksandhooks

    Answer by booksandhooks at 7:28 PM on Dec. 4, 2010