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Two-second CT scan turns into 65-minute ordeal for toddler

November 10, 2008 Two-second CT scan turns into 65-minute ordeal for toddler By Donna Domino Parents of a two-year-old boy are suing a California hospital after their son allegedly was subjected to more than 65 minutes of intermittent scanning in a CT machine, leaving him with radiation burns on his face and head. Jacoby Roth was taken to the 78-bed Mad River Community Hospital in Arcata, a small town 290 miles north of San Francisco, on Jan. 23. His parents, Carrie and Padre, took him to the hospital for an examination after the toddler fell out of bed the night before, said attorney Don L. Stockett.

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