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Misdiagnosis of Marasmus

Misdiagnosis of Marasmus

A diagnosis of marasmus may be difficult to distinguish from other illnesses that share some of the same features. However, the differentiating indicator is usually severe wasting and a low weight-for-age....more about Marasmus »

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

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

 

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