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CT scanning. Patient undergoing a computed tomography (CT) scan. CT scanning uses X-rays to produce cross-sectional images of the scanned area. This allows doctors to view internal body structures and diagnose medical conditions. The patient is being passed through the hole in the scanner and a computer compiles the data into multiple image slices. This scan is being done to examine the patient's skull and brain (seen on screen). Photographed at the Fondation Rothschild, Paris, France.
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