during head and neck MRI screening in 1717 patients with temporomandibular disorders.
Similarly, commentators use the phrase "incidental findings
Managing incidental findings
on abdominal CT: white paper of the ACR incidental findings
In conclusion, with mpMRI becoming more common in the setting of prostate cancer diagnosis and management, physicians should be aware of incidental findings
to provide early intervention for asymptomatic patients with undetected bladder cancer prior to disease progression.
We reported a case of double RCA from a single ostium in a 68-year-old male as an incidental finding
"It should be ensured that radiology are summarising any significant incidental findings
at the end of a scan report, as per the requirements of a previous audit, and that these findings are brought to the attention of relevant staff in a timely manner."
Adults with malrotation are usually asymptomatic and generally have incidental findings
when imaged for other indications.
However, this has led to inconsistencies regarding next steps and discussion of whether there is clinical utility in disclosing incidental findings
. In a survey of over 300 genetic counselors, 95% were aware that NIPT could detect maternal cancer (13).
As access and accuracy have increased, there has been a steady rise in the popularity amongst ordering physicians [1-3], as well as the number of incidental findings
made by CTPA [1, 3].
Specialists working in epidemiology, child health, and other fields in Europe and Pakistan consider ethical aspects, epidemiological studies of child maltreatment, genetic testing legislation, dealing with incidental findings
, conducting research in developing countries, recruiting a representative sample, the epidemiology of global child health, dealing with proxy-reports, developmental aspects of growth and body functions in children and young adults, basic epidemiology, and dealing with confounding variables.
The discovery of incidental findings
and the privacy of participants post finding are primary concerns in clinical trials.