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Incidental Findings

Introduction: Incidental Findings

Description of Incidental Findings

Incidental Findings: 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.
Source: MeSH 2007

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