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Misdiagnosis of Dubin-Johnson Syndrome

Misdiagnosis of Dubin-Johnson Syndrome

Dubin-Johnson syndrome may be misdiagnosed as viral hepatitis, alcoholism, metastatic cancer, and other diseases that affect liver function....more about Dubin-Johnson Syndrome »

Common Misdiagnoses and Dubin-Johnson Syndrome

Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician. The reasons are multifactorial. Possible conditions include chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis of the liver, hemochromatosis, or other types of liver condition. See introduction to liver disease or misdiagnosis of liver disease.

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

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

 

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