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Misdiagnosis of Alopecia -- hypogonadism -- extrapyramidal disorder

Alopecia -- hypogonadism -- extrapyramidal disorder: Medical Mistakes

Related medical mistakes may include:

Alopecia -- hypogonadism -- extrapyramidal disorder: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:

Common Misdiagnoses and Alopecia -- hypogonadism -- extrapyramidal disorder

Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed as alopecia totalis. Researchers estimate that about 1 per 100 diagnoses of alopecia totalis are incorrect. See introduction to alopecia totalis.

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans. Some of the overlooked hair/scalp conditions include cicatrial alopecia, traction folliculitis and sebhorrheic dermatitis. See hair disorders or scalp disorders.

Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are other weight-related or associated medical conditions that further reduce fertility. Some of these hidden causes include COPD, diabetes, thyroid disorders (overactive thyroid or underactive thyroid) and metabolic syndrome. See also other causes of infertility.

Alopecia -- hypogonadism -- extrapyramidal disorder: 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.

About misdiagnosis:

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

 

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