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Misdiagnosis of Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis

Misdiagnosis of Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis

A diagnosis of multicentric reticulohistiocytosis (MRH) may be missed or delayed because there is not a specific test for MRH....more about Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis »

Common Misdiagnoses and Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis

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.

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.

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

 

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