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Misdiagnosis of Adenoviruses

Alternative diagnoses list for Adenoviruses:

For a diagnosis of Adenoviruses, the following list of conditions have been mentioned in sources as possible alternative diagnoses to consider during the diagnostic process for Adenoviruses:

Diseases for which Adenoviruses may be an alternative diagnosis

The other diseases for which Adenoviruses is listed as a possible alternative diagnosis in their lists include:

Adenoviruses: Medical Mistakes

Related medical mistakes may include:

Common Misdiagnoses and Adenoviruses

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection, such as a common cold.

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off after about 15 years. Thus, any teen or adult with a persistent cough may actually have whooping cough. This is particularly dangerous for babies too young to be vaccinated, and any un-vaccinated children. Whooping cough can be fatal to an infant. The cough symptoms of whooping cough is usually productive initially, but then becomes a persistent dry cough, lasting up to 100 days. Elderly grandparents may also be a reservoir of undiagnosed whooping cough.

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

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

 

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