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Workup and Management of Incidental Findings on Imaging

  • Joanna M. Wardlaw
  • Alan Jackson
Part of the Evidence-Based Imaging book series (Evidence-Based Imag.)

Abstract

The definition of an incidental finding is an apparently asymptomatic intracranial abnormality of potential clinical significance. Common examples include both nonneoplastic lesions such as arachnoid cysts, pineal cysts, cavernous hemangiomas, developmental venous anomalies, aneurysms, inflammatory white matter lesions, and neoplastic lesions such as meningiomas, gliomas, pituitary adenomas, and vestibular schwannoma (Table 3.1) [1].

Keywords

Pituitary Adenoma Incidental Finding Intracranial Aneurysm White Matter Lesion Arachnoid Cyst 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Brain Research Imaging CentreUniversity of Edinburgh and NHS LothianEdinburghUK
  2. 2.Wolfson Molecular Imaging CentreUniversity of ManchesterWithingtonUK

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