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Will getting too many CT scans as a child cause motor development problems?

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In brief: No.

The concern is with a higher risk of developing cancer, not with damage to nerve cells.

In brief: No.

The concern is with a higher risk of developing cancer, not with damage to nerve cells.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics

In brief: Very unlikely

Adverse neurocognitive functioning involving attention and concentration, visual perceptual skills, and memory, has been recognized in children who received high-dose cranial radiation or chemotherapy (for their leukemia or brain tumor).
Motor development seems unaffected.

In brief: Very unlikely

Adverse neurocognitive functioning involving attention and concentration, visual perceptual skills, and memory, has been recognized in children who received high-dose cranial radiation or chemotherapy (for their leukemia or brain tumor).
Motor development seems unaffected.
Dr. Jay Park
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