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Our website uses first party cookies according to our policy below, for technical, and analytical purposes, and to facilitate easy sharing of content on social network platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.

First party cookies refer to cookies that are set by our site, and we are the only ones with access to this information. On the other hand, third party cookies or requests allow third parties to have access to the information collected.

What are cookies and why do we use them?

Cookies are files that are downloaded on your computer or mobile device when you visit certain websites. Cookies allow a website to complete certain functions such as identify a user session, recall your preferences (e.g. language), gather information about your browsing habits or show you advertising adapted to your preferences.

We use essential cookies for our legitimate interest in implementing features that allow you to securely navigate the site, and we ask your consent for using analytics cookies (non-essential cookies) so we can measure how you interact with the website content. However, you can withdraw your consent at any time. For additional information see "Your Choices" (below).

What personal data is collected and what types of cookies do we use?

Cookies and information captured through this site are stored for the retention period indicated below, however you can eliminate these cookies any time before the expiration date.

The types of cookies we use are:

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In addition, we also provide links to our social network accounts and have included sharing buttons on our Site to facilitate easy sharing content on social network platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. If you access these pages or use the sharing buttons, cookies from these platforms will be downloaded to your computer for different purposes such as tracking, analytics or advertising. We have no control over these cookies.

With whom do we share this information?

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Information collected when you share content or access to social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter will be associated with your account when you are logged into these social networks. By clicking on the symbol of the social network, new cookies and information about you will be collected through these platforms according to the respective privacy policies for those platforms.

Your choices

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Contact

If you have questions or concerns regarding our use of cookies you can email us at privacy@rsna.org. You can also contact us at:

RadiologyInfo
c/o Radiological Society of North America
820 Jorie Boulevard, Suite 200
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523 USA
radiologyinfo@rsna.org
Telephone (U.S. and Canada): 1-800-381-6660
Telephone: 1-630-571-2670

This page was reviewed on January 16, 2019

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Please note

RadiologyInfo.org is not a medical facility. Please contact your physician with specific medical questions or for a referral to a radiologist or other physician. To locate a medical imaging or radiation oncology provider in your community, you can search the ACR-accredited facilities database.

This website does not provide cost information. The costs for specific medical imaging tests, treatments and procedures may vary by geographic region. Discuss the fees associated with your prescribed procedure with your doctor, the medical facility staff and/or your insurance provider to get a better understanding of the possible charges you will incur.

Web page review process: This Web page is reviewed regularly by a physician with expertise in the medical area presented and is further reviewed by committees from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the American College of Radiology (ACR), comprising physicians with expertise in several radiologic areas.

Outside links: For the convenience of our users, RadiologyInfo.org provides links to relevant websites. RadiologyInfo.org, RSNA and ACR are not responsible for the content contained on the web pages found at these links.