radiographic diagnosis


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radiographic diagnosis

diagnosis wherein the findings leading to its determination can be seen or obtained by scrutiny of various radiographic studies (for example, x-rays, CT scans, nuclear imaging), despite other available modalities.

radiographic diagnosis

Identification of an illness by the interpretation of radiographic findings.
See also: diagnosis
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