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Misdiagnosis of Ichthyosis with hypotrichosis, autosomal recessive

Ichthyosis with hypotrichosis, autosomal recessive: Medical Mistakes

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Common Misdiagnoses and Ichthyosis with hypotrichosis, autosomal recessive

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not often seen by physicians for this reason. children may receive treatment for fungal skin infections. See misdiagnosis of psoriasis or symptoms of psoriasis.

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.

Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis can also have the related arthritis subtype called "psoriatic arthritis". This arthritic condition tends to be overlooked, even in patients with diagnosed psoriasis. See misdiagnosis of arthritis or psoriasis.

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

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

 

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