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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY ANNE-PASCALE REBOUL A young girl accompanied... News PhotoArtificial,Child,Connecticut,Diagnostic Medical Tool,Eastern France,France,Girls,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Hospital,Lyon,MRI Scanner,Medical Equipment,Medical X-ray,Mother,Parent,Preparation,Rhone,TechnologyPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY BY ANNE-PASCALE REBOUL A young girl accompanied by her mother is undergoing a fake CT scan to get ready for a real MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging or Imagerie par résonance magnétique - IRM in French) on December 14, 2012 at the Bron hospital next to Lyon, eastern France. Paediatric radiology department chief of Bron's hospital, Professor Jean-Pierre Pracros, adopted this practice to avoid systematic anesthesia for young patients undergoing a MRI. AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE MERLE (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE MERLE/AFP/Getty Images)