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ACUSON REPORTS CLASS ACTION SUIT

 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Acuson Corp. (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it and 13 of its officers and directors have been named as defendants in a class action filed in the United States District Court in San Jose. The complaint alleges that the defendants' statements about the company during the period from Oct. 24, 1990, until July 22, 1992, were incomplete or inaccurate, in violation of federal securities laws. The action was filed by an individual purporting to represent a class of persons who purchased Acuson's common stock during that period.
 Commenting on the action, Charles Dearborn, Acuson general counsel, said, "Acuson has complied fully with the securities laws and has kept the investing public informed during a challenging period for the company. We will defend this case vigorously."
 Acuson is a leading manufacturer and international marketer of medical diagnostic ultrasound systems. In 1992, the company had sales of $343 million.
 Acuson is headquartered in Mountain View.
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 /CONTACT: David L. Ringler of Acuson, 415-694-5303, or 800-422-8766/
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