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Descriptor English: Incidental Findings
Descriptor Spanish: Hallazgos Incidentales
Descriptor hallazgos incidentales
Entry term(s) descubrimientos incidentales
incidentaloma
Scope note: Información imprevista descubierta en el curso de la realización de pruebas o actuaciones médicas. Se utilizan en los debates informativos que pueden tener consecuencias sociales o psicológicas, como saber que el padre biológico de un niño es diferente del padre putativo, o que una persona sometida a una prueba en relación con una enfermedad o anomalía tiene, o está en riesgo de alguna otra.
Descriptor Portuguese: Achados Incidentais
Descriptor 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
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033162
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
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 37554
Unique ID: D033162
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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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