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Misdiagnosis of Hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Alternative diagnoses list for Hypersensitivity pneumonitis:

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

Diseases for which Hypersensitivity pneumonitis may be an alternative diagnosis

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

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis: Medical Mistakes

Related medical mistakes may include:

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:

Common Misdiagnoses and Hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some of the chronic lung diseases with diagnostic difficulties include asthma (perhaps surprisingly), COPD, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, mesothelioma, smoker's cough, AIDS-related respiratory conditions (see AIDS), chronic pneumonia, and other respiratory diseases. Rare possibilities include diseases like psittacosis (bird-related lung infection). See other types of chronic lung diseases.

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

 

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