Misdiagnosis of Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
Diseases for which Nasopharyngeal carcinoma may be an alternative diagnosis
The other diseases for which Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
is listed as a possible alternative
diagnosis in their lists include:
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma: Medical Mistakes
Related medical mistakes may include:
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:
Common Misdiagnoses and Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
See melanoma and spitz nevi.
Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases
are difficult to diagnose.
Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early.
Some of the chronic lung diseases with diagnostic difficulties
include asthma (perhaps surprisingly), COPD, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, mesothelioma,
smoker's cough, AIDS-related respiratory conditions (see AIDS), chronic pneumonia, and other respiratory diseases.
Rare possibilities include diseases like psittacosis (bird-related lung infection).
See other types of chronic lung diseases.
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma: Rare Types
Rare types of medical disorders and diseases in related medical areas:
- Chronic Respiratory Disorders -- Rare Types:
- Women's Reproductive Health -- rare types of diseases:
- more rare diseases...»
General Misdiagnosis Articles
Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
or confirming a diagnosis of Nasopharyngeal carcinoma,
it is useful to consider what other
medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative
conditions relevant to diagnosis.
These alternate diagnoses of Nasopharyngeal carcinoma may already have
been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible
alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases,
see Overview of Misdiagnosis.