fascinoma


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A popular term for an obscure lesion or condition that evokes considerable interest, especially from other doctors, overshadowing any human concern for the patient afflicted with the problem

fascinoma

Great case Medtalk An obscure lesion or condition that evokes considerable interest, especially from other doctors in the process rather than to the human concern for the Pt afflicted with the problem. See Interesting disease.
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Moreover, whereas the genetics-related news article of 5 years ago likely reported on a discovery about a clinical fascinoma, today's article probably describes a discovery about a bread and butter disorder of primary care.