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Misdiagnosis of Acute mountain sickness

Misdiagnosis of Acute mountain sickness

A diagnosis of acute mountain sickness may be overlooked or delayed because symptoms can minimal in mild cases. In addition, some symptoms can be vague and not specific to acute mountain sickness. These include weakness, fatigue, confusion, headache, hallucination, nausea, vomiting, anxiety and dizziness. These types of symptoms may be attributed to other conditions, such as psychosis, gastroenteritis, TIA, stroke, influenza, and migraine....more about Acute mountain sickness »

Misdiagnosis and Acute mountain sickness deaths

Acute mountain sickness is a condition that can possibly be deadly if misdiagnosed...more »

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

When checking for a misdiagnosis of Acute mountain sickness or confirming a diagnosis of Acute mountain sickness, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Acute mountain sickness may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Acute mountain sickness. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.

 

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