Misdiagnosis of Methaemoglobinaemia
Diseases for which Methaemoglobinaemia may be an alternative diagnosis
The other diseases for which Methaemoglobinaemia
is listed as a possible alternative
diagnosis in their lists include:
Common Misdiagnoses and Methaemoglobinaemia
Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder
called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly diagnosed.
Women with the condition tend to have heavy periods, since they actually have a bleeding disorder.
Severe afflictions may result in the women receiving a hysterectomy unnecessarily, when the
underlying cause has not been identified.
See the introduction to Von Willebrand's disease and bleeding disorder.
General Misdiagnosis Articles
Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Methaemoglobinaemia
or confirming a diagnosis of Methaemoglobinaemia,
it is useful to consider what other
medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative
conditions relevant to diagnosis.
These alternate diagnoses of Methaemoglobinaemia may already have
been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible
alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Methaemoglobinaemia.
For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases,
see Overview of Misdiagnosis.