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Misdiagnosis of Lichen sclerosis

Misdiagnosis of Lichen sclerosis

Lichen sclerosis is difficult to diagnose, in part because it is a rare condition. A skin biopsy will help differentiate lichen sclerosis from other skin disorders....more about Lichen sclerosis »

Alternative diagnoses list for Lichen sclerosis:

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

Diseases for which Lichen sclerosis may be an alternative diagnosis

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

Common Misdiagnoses and Lichen sclerosis

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.

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

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

 

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