General Review on the Current Management of Incidental Findings on Cross-Sectional Imaging: What Guidelines to Use, How to Follow Them, and Management and Medical-Legal Considerations

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Radiol Clin North Am. 2021 Jul;59(4):501-509. doi: 10.1016/j.rcl.2021.03.002.

ABSTRACT

"Incidentalomas" are a common part of daily practice for radiologists, and knowledge of appropriate management guidelines is important in ensuring that no potentially clinically relevant findings are missed or are lost to follow-up in asymptomatic patients. Incidental findings of the brain, spine, thyroid, lungs, breasts, liver, adrenals, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bowel, and ovaries are discussed, including where to find guidelines for management recommendations, how to follow them, and medical-legal considerations.

PMID:34053601 | DOI:10.1016/j.rcl.2021.03.002

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