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Can MRI show autism?

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Dr. Michael Chen
21 years experience in Neurology
MRI and autism: No, but an MRI is still important to evaluate for additional, oftentimes structural lesions that can cause symptoms that may be similar to autism. Usually, specially trained physicians and psychologists administer autism-specific behavioral evaluations.
Answered on Aug 16, 2014
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