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Incidental Findings MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Incidental Findings
Tree Number(s)
E01.410
Unique ID
D033162
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033162
Annotation
HUMAN only
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.
Entry Term(s)
Incidental Discovery
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2013/07/09

No Qualifiers
Incidental Findings Preferred
Incidental Discovery Related
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