Misdiagnosis of Acral lentiginous melanoma
Acral lentiginous melanoma: Hidden Causes Misdiagnosed?
Causes of Acral lentiginous melanoma may include these medical conditions:
- Unknown etiology
- Unlike other forms of melanoma, acral lentiginous melanoma does not appear to be linked to sun exposure
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Acral lentiginous melanoma: Medical Mistakes
Related medical mistakes may include:
Acral lentiginous melanoma: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:
Common Misdiagnoses and Acral lentiginous melanoma
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps,
particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes.
However, there are also various other causes.
See causes of leg cramps or misdiagnosis of diabetes.
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
See melanoma and spitz nevi.
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not often
seen by physicians for this reason.
children may receive treatment for fungal skin infections.
See misdiagnosis of psoriasis or symptoms of psoriasis.
Acral lentiginous melanoma: Rare Types
Rare types of medical disorders and diseases in related medical areas:
General Misdiagnosis Articles
Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Acral lentiginous melanoma
or confirming a diagnosis of Acral lentiginous melanoma,
it is useful to consider what other
medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative
conditions relevant to diagnosis.
These alternate diagnoses of Acral lentiginous melanoma may already have
been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible
alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Acral lentiginous melanoma.
For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases,
see Overview of Misdiagnosis.