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in·ci·dent·a·lo·ma

(in'sĭ-dent'ă-lō'mă),
Mass lesion, usually of the adrenal gland, serendipitously noted during computed tomographic examinations performed for other reasons.
[incidental + -oma, tumor]
A mass or lesion unexpectedly identified during a routine physical exam, imaging procedure—CT, MRI, ultrasound or other—or surgical exploration.
Sites Endocrine—adrenal, parathyroid, pituitary, thyroid—kidney, lung

incidentaloma

Medtalk An incidentally discovered mass or lesion, detected by CT, MRI, or other imaging modality performed for an unrelated reason. See Pathologist's tumor. Cf Ulysses syndrome.

in·ci·dent·a·lo·ma

(in'si-den'tă-lō'mă)
Mass lesion, noted fortuitously during computed tomographic examinations performed for other reasons.
[incidental + -oma, tumor]
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The AMP Incidental Findings Working Group, including authors of this paper, have closely followed the incidental findings debate since early 2013 when the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) published its guidelines on incidental findings reporting.
That is not the same thing as assuming an ethical responsibility to raise issues or participate in the process of return of results when actionable incidental findings arise from research and become known to the biobank.
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Federle, MD, FACR, includes members of the ACR Incidental Findings Committee and will discuss the most common incidentalomas encountered during interpretation of thoraco-abdominal CT and MR.
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The variants are usually revealed as incidental findings that are overlooked.
were practicing regular breast self-examination or if these were incidental findings," noted Dr.
1 These are mostly incidental findings discovered in transurethral resection or in postmortem examination material but also may rarely be identified in needle core biopsy material.
2006) found that at least 91% of the subjects, depending on the setting, wanted incidental findings to be disclosed to them, regardless of their clinical significance.
The results of this study show that radiologists can predict cardiovascular disease fairly well using incidental findings of calcifications of the aortic wall on CT, along with minimal patient information, such as age, gender and the reason for the CT," said Martijn J.