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Misdiagnosis of Hodgkin's disease, adult

Hodgkin's disease, adult: Hidden Causes Misdiagnosed?

Causes of Hodgkin's disease, adult may include these medical conditions:

  • There is no specific cause but some of the risk factors for the condition may include: Family history of the condition; History of Epstein-Barr infection; Compromised immune system; Higher socioecomic status
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Hodgkin's disease, adult: Medical Mistakes

Related medical mistakes may include:

Hodgkin's disease, adult: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:

Common Misdiagnoses and Hodgkin's disease, adult

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.

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.

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

 

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