Mark G. Kortepeter, MD
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To the Editors: After noticing strange sensations on the side of my head, I reluctantly saw a neurologist, who ordered a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study of the brain. I had never seen an MRI machine before, although I had ordered many scans for patients. I was not prepared for the gargantuan monstrosity that confronted me, with its tiny mouth and its protruding tongue poised to lick me up and suck me inside. I lay down on the tongue, head first; I was strapped in and then covered with blankets because the room was chilly. Next, a cage was placed
Kortepeter MG. MRI: My Resonant Image. Ann Intern Med. 1991;115:749–750. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-115-9-749
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;115(9):749-750.
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