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Descriptor in English: Incidental Findings
Descriptor in Spanish: Hallazgos Incidentales
Descriptor in Portuguese: Achados Incidentais
Descriptor in French: Résultats fortuits
Entry term(s): Discoveries, Incidental
Discovery, Incidental
Finding, Incidental
Findings, Incidental
Incidental Discoveries
Incidental Discovery
Incidental Finding
Tree number(s): E01.410
Scope note: Unanticipated information discovered in the course of testing or medical care. Used in discussions of information that may have social or psychological consequences, such as when it is learned that a child's biological father is someone other than the putative father, or that a person tested for one disease or disorder has, or is at risk for, something else.
Annotation: HUMAN only
History Note: 2003
DeCS UI: 37554
Descriptor UI: D033162
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Incidental Findings - Preferred
Concept UI M0401963
Scope note Unanticipated information discovered in the course of testing or medical care. Used in discussions of information that may have social or psychological consequences, such as when it is learned that a child's biological father is someone other than the putative father, or that a person tested for one disease or disorder has, or is at risk for, something else.
Preferred term Incidental Findings
Entry term(s) Finding, Incidental
Findings, Incidental
Incidental Finding
Incidental Discovery - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0401964
Preferred term Incidental Discovery
Entry term(s) Discoveries, Incidental
Discovery, Incidental
Incidental Discoveries



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