Plagiarism, the passing of someone else's work as one's own, is completely and utterly unacceptable on 

We know you all want to help, and you may be tempted to "cut and paste" sections of journal articles, textbooks or webpages into cases, articles, playlists or multiple choice questions.

However, be warned that even copying single sentences is unacceptable, even if you reference the source. Similarly, merely changing one or two words in a paragraph is not sufficient.  Translating text not written in English, even a single sentence, into English word for word is also unacceptable.

The only exception to these general guidelines is the use of portions of Radiopaedia articles within cases, as the text is creative commons. Although using parts of Radiopaedia articles in cases may be permissible, you should avoid using large portions of an article.

Instead, when contributing, please take the time to find a couple of references, read and understand them, then write content in your own words. This will be a better learning experience for you and will create new original content we can share with the world. 

If you feel that your mastery of the English language is not sufficient to write content yourself, please think of other ways of contributing (see Getting Involved). 

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