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*  Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia: Diagnosis and Management - American Family Physician
... hyperplasia in the liver may be detected during evaluation of an abnormal liver enzyme profile or as an incidental finding ... Although these imaging studies may be grossly abnormal, only 5 percent of patients with hepatic involvement are symptomatic.19, ... Liver involvement in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: CT and clinical findings do not correlate in symptomatic patients. ... Patients with HHT have abnormal blood vessel development that manifests as telangiectasias and arteriovenous malformations ( ...
  https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1001/p785.html
*  Incidental medical findings - Wikipedia
37% of patients receiving whole-body CT scan may have abnormal findings that need further evaluation. Incidental findings in ... Incidental findings are previously undiagnosed medical or psychiatric conditions that are discovered unintentionally and during ... Even in healthy subjects acting as controls in research incidental findings are not rare. As most neuroimaging studies are ... They often remain undiagnosed, and are often an incidental finding during autopsy. Microadenomas (. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incidental_medical_findings
*  Incidental non-cardiac findings of a coronary angiography with a 128-slice multi-detector CT scanner: should we only...
... and significance of incidental non-cardiac findings (INCF) in patients referred for a non-invasive coronary angiography using a ... The indications for CCTA were an abnormal, equivocal or non-diagnostic stress test, chest pain, evaluation of cardiomegaly and ... patients had multiple findings. A total of 224 incidental findings were visualized, including at least one potentially ... Incidental Findings*. Liver Diseases / radiography. Lung Diseases / radiography. Male. Middle Aged. Tomography, X-Ray Computed* ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Incidental-non-cardiac-findings-coronary/20046496.html
*  Protocols and Video Articles Authored by So Young Lee (Translated to Japanese)
Among the teeth with abnormal radiographic findings, 4.5%, 19.8%, and 5.3% were considered incidental, additional, and ... Biological Evaluation of (177)Lu-labeled DOTA-Ala(SO3H)-Aminooctanoyl-Gln-Trp-Ala-Val-N Methyl Gly-His-Statine-Leu-NH2 for ... Of those, 8,308 teeth were evaluated and abnormal radiographic findings were found in 2,458 teeth (29.6%). The most common ... Sixteen predetermined categories of abnormal radiographic findings were evaluated in 233 small breed dogs. In total, 9,786 ...
  https://www.jove.com/author/So+Young_Lee?language=Japanese
*  FSI - Incidental Extracardiac Findings at Coronary CT: Clinical and Economic Impact
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of incidental extracardiac findings on coronary CT, to determine the ... The failure to follow-up abnormal incidental findings may result in missed opportunities to detect early disease, but also ... yet radiologists recommend further evaluation in only one-third of cases. An even smaller fraction of cases receive further ... There were 102 incidental extracardiac findings in 43% (65/151) of patients. Fifty-two percent (53/102) of findings were ...
  http://fsi.stanford.edu/publications/incidental_extracardiac_findings_at_coronary_ct_clinical_and_economic_impact/
*  Sylvia K. Plevritis, PhD | Stanford Medicine Profiles
The failure to follow-up abnormal incidental findings may result in missed opportunities to detect early disease, but also ... Feasibility evaluation of an online tool to guide decisions for BRCA1/2 mutation carriers FAMILIAL CANCER Schackmann, E. A., ... Incidental Extracardiac Findings at Coronary CT: Clinical and Economic Impact AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY Lee, C. I., ... Incidental findings were recorded, and medical records were reviewed for downstream diagnostic examinations for a follow-up ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/sylvia-plevritis
*  Incidental Head and Neck Findings on MRI in Young Healthy Volunteers: Prevalence and Clinical Implications | American Journal...
Abnormal findings on scans were defined as incidental findings of potential clinical relevance. Examples included arachnoid and ... findings not requiring immediate or urgent medical evaluation but should be reported to the referring physician (eg, old ... To our knowledge, no previous studies looked into incidental head and neck findings. The high occurrence of abnormal findings ( ... Assessment of Incidental Findings. All scans were read for incidental findings within 3 days of scanning by an experienced head ...
  http://www.ajnr.org/content/33/10/1971
*  Incidental imaging finding - Wikipedia
... receiving CT scans of the chest and abdomen/pelvis have abnormal findings that may be recommended for further evaluation. As ... May 2011). "Incidental findings of the lumbar spine at MRI during herniated intervertebral disk disease evaluation". AJR Am J ... In medical imaging, an incidental finding (commonly known as an "incidentaloma") is an unanticipated finding which is not ... the chance of detecting incidental findings is expected to increase. Incidental adrenal masses on imaging are common (0.6 to ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incidental_imaging_finding
*  Gene Watch Page
Indiscriminate use of incidental findings from WGS has the same potential to lead to cascades of evaluation, particularly if ... An extreme example of this is whole body CT scanning as a screening test, where 37% of scans detect an 'abnormal' finding that ... incidental findings in whole genome sequencing may not be so different from incidental findings in other areas of medicine. In ... Some have called for consent for WGS to allow patients and/or providers to 'opt out' from receiving incidental findings. If ...
  http://www.councilforresponsiblegenetics.org/GeneWatch/GeneWatchPage.aspx?pageId=433&archive=yes
*  Coronary Artery Calcium Scanning | JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Evaluation of incidental findings, in particular, lung nodules, should follow standard radiology guidelines (46). ... The incidence of abnormal nuclear stress testing is 1.3%, 11.3%, and 35.2% for CAC scores ,100, 100 to 400, and ,400, ... 2009) Potential clinical and economic consequences of noncardiac incidental findings on cardiac computed tomography. J Am Coll ... The frequency of clinically significant findings is 1.2%, with indeterminate findings in 7.0%. The associated costs do not have ...
  http://imaging.onlinejacc.org/content/8/5/579
*  Endoscopic ultrasound highly accurate in evaluating ambiguous radiographic findings of th... ( OAK BROOK Ill. August 27 2008 ...
... findings,of,the,pancreas,medicine,medical news today,latest medical news,medical newsletters,current medical news,latest ... Often patients with these radiologic findings are referred for EUS i...,Endoscopic,ultrasound,highly,accurate,in,evaluating, ... have subtle abnormal or incidental findings on CT and/or MRI that raise suspicion for pancreatic cancer. These tests have ... that an EUS and/or EUS-FNA be considered as the logical next test in the evaluation of patients with such imaging findings. ...
  http://www.bio-medicine.org/medicine-news-1/Endoscopic-ultrasound-highly-accurate-in-evaluating-ambiguous-radiographic-findings-of-the-pancreas-25802-1/
*  Investigating an incidental finding of lymphopenia | The BMJ
Most cases are reversible and do not require specialist evaluation. The lymphopenia may reflect a response to stress such as ... or abnormal results from investigations does not require further investigation ... Investigating an incidental finding of lymphopenia. BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g1721 (Published 03 March ... Lymphopenia is a common finding from a full blood count, especially in elderly patients, where it is usually of no clinical ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g1721
*  Clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and evaluation of osteoporosis in men
They may be diagnosed as an incidental finding on chest or abdominal radiographs. The clinical manifestations of symptomatic ... causes of bone loss to detect potentially reversible causes should be considered in those with abnormal initial findings. ... The initial osteoporosis evaluation includes a history to assess for clinical risk factors for fracture and to evaluate for ... Clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and evaluation of osteoporosis in men. Authors. Joel S Finkelstein, MD. Joel S Finkelstein ...
  http://www.uptodate.com/contents/clinical-manifestations-diagnosis-and-evaluation-of-osteoporosis-in-men
*  Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician
In 484 women (80 percent), the mass was found during self-examination or was an incidental finding. In 121 patients, the mass ... Abnormal results were noted in 112 of the imaging studies; however, the majority of these were considered of low suspicion and ... The evaluation of breast masses in women younger than forty years of age. Surgery. October 1998;124:634-41. ... These two cancers were incidental findings and not related to the breast mass for which the study was ordered. ...
  https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0215/p1007.html
*  Robert K. Jackler, MD | Stanford Medicine Profiles
... and incidental finding during evaluation for another problem (4 cases). The average tumor size was 19 mm, with five cases ... The CT finding of abnormal soft tissue density associated with bone erosion was highly correlated with the surgical finding of ... An abnormal CT scan was found to be a reliable predictor of compromised cochlear patency at operation. These findings help the ... These findings are well described for cranial nerves (CN) V, X, XI, and XII. The CT findings of denervation atrophy due to CN ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/robert-jackler
*  RACGP - Bone scans
Evaluation of the significance of an incidental skeletal finding on radiographs. Figure 2. A) Multiple skeletal metastases; B) ... Bone scan showed abnormal, intense radiotracer uptake in the calvarium, jaw, multiple vertebral bodies, pelvis and an expanded ... Evaluation of fractures difficult to assess on radiograph (stress fractures, fractures of complex structures and possible ... Evaluation of bone pain in patients with normal or equivocal radiographs. ...
  https://www.racgp.org.au/afp/2012/september/bone-scans/
*  EURORAD - Radiologic Teaching Files
Abnormal findings on radiograph prompted a barium swallow study. For further evaluation, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of ... Double Aortic Arch: An Incidental or Sinister Finding. Author(s). Shoubhi Bhatnagar, Digish Shah. 19, ANUPAM SOCIETY 390007 ... Congenital anomaly of the aortic arch is a rare and usually an incidental finding. Vascular rings constitute less than 1% of ... Imaging Findings Chest radiographs, frontal and lateral views were performed as primary investigation. ...
  http://www.eurorad.org/eurorad/case.php?id=12967&lang=en
*  Mitral Annulus Calcification | JACC: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
2010) Incidental cardiac findings on computed tomography imaging of the thorax. BMC Res Notes 3:326. ... Abnormal calcium-phosphorus metabolism. MAC is a common finding in patients with CKD. This association may be partially ... A 76-year-old female patient presented for evaluation of severe aortic stenosis. (A) Fluoroscopy before selective injection to ... MAC is usually an incidental finding in patients being evaluated for cardiovascular or pulmonary diseases. The presence of a ...
  http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/66/17/1934
*  Virologic Failure | Adult and Adolescent ARV | AIDSinfo
... and abnormal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) findings with characteristic lymphocytic pleocytosis.59 Measurement of CSF HIV RNA shows ... Evaluation of virologic failure should include an assessment of adherence, drug-drug or drug-food interactions, drug ... This "neurosymptomatic" CNS viral escape should be distinguished from: (1) incidental detection of asymptomatic mild CSF HIV ... TORO: ninety-six-week virologic and immunologic response and safety evaluation of enfuvirtide with an optimized background of ...
  https://aidsinfo.nih.gov/guidelines/html/1/adult-and-adolescent-arv-guidelines/15/virologic-failure
*  White matter disease: imaging findings and differential diagnosis. - Free Online Library
... imaging findings and differential diagnosis.(Case study) by 'Applied Radiology'; Health, general CAT scans Health aspects Usage ... A radiologically isolated syndrome has been described in patients who present with incidental imaging findings that are ... Contrast-enhanced MRI is useful in the evaluation of patients with MS. Supposedly "active" MS lesions that are newly formed and ... These patients may have abnormal visual evoked responses, spinal cord involvement, and contrast-enhancing cerebral white matter ...
  https://www.thefreelibrary.com/White+matter+disease%3A+imaging+findings+and+differential+diagnosis-a0318998648
*  Pediatrician In House: Chest Pain in Children - majority not cardiac
... these evaluations were normal in 88%, and an additional 11% had incidental findings that the investigators felt were unrelated ... The ECG evaluations were largely normal, with left ventricular hypertrophy demonstrated in only 2.5% of children and abnormal ... The physical examination findings were mostly normal.. Results of cardiac evaluations. Identified cardiac abnormalities ... these incidental findings included mild dilations of the aorta, mild mitral regurgitation, mitral valve prolapse, and ...
  http://pediatricianinhouse.blogspot.com/2012/02/chest-pain-in-children-majority-not.html
*  Case of the Week - Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
However there was an incidental finding of asymmetric thickening of the distal inter-ventricular septum raising suspicion for ... post ablation of a right posterolateral bypass tract in four years earlier who was referred to us for evaluation of an abnormal ... number 15-16: an incidental large ductus diverticulum An 85 year old male veteran had an incidental discovery of a large ... 19 year old asymptomatic male with an abnormal left ventricular finding and ectopy. ...
  https://scmr.org/page/caseoftheweekLDGPG
*  ESUR prostate MR guidelines 2012 | SpringerLink
Pertinent incidental findings.. Scoring system for mp-MRI (PI-RADS). A scoring system similar to that employed successfully by ... Thus far optimal acquisition and evaluation have not been agreed [5], and as is often the case in clinical practice, it is not ... Algorithm in imaging men referred with elevated serum prostate specific antigen (PSA), abnormal digital rectal examination (DRE ... Based on PSA findings, DRE results and histopathological findings at TRUS biopsy, treatment is determined. Localised prostate ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00330-011-2377-y
*  Endocrinology - Wikipedia
Diagnostic imaging of endocrine organs may reveal incidental findings called incidentalomas, which may or may not represent ... The medical specialty of endocrinology involves the diagnostic evaluation of a wide variety of symptoms and variations and the ... Atypical patterns of physical development and abnormal test results must be assessed as indicative of disease or not. ...
  https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endocrinologist
*  Assessment of Microscopic Hematuria in Adults - - American Family Physician
Etiologies of microscopic hematuria range from incidental causes to life-threatening urinary tract neoplasm. The lack of ... When urine cytology results are abnormal, cystoscopy should be performed to complete the investigation. ... a common finding on routine urinalysis of adults, is clinically significant when three to five red blood cells per high-power ... The most typical clinical scenario for finding microscopic hematuria is during the evaluation of patients with suspected ...
  https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0515/p1748.html