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Can MRI show autism?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Slawek
Radiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Mri does not show function but only anatomy.

In brief: No

Mri does not show function but only anatomy.
Dr. Paul Slawek
Dr. Paul Slawek
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not Yet

There are research trials attempting to find a correlation, but nothing is as yet proven.

In brief: Not Yet

There are research trials attempting to find a correlation, but nothing is as yet proven.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Michael Chen
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Chen
Dr. Michael Chen
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