Misdiagnosis of Poisoning
Alternative diagnoses list for Poisoning:
For a diagnosis of Poisoning,
the following list of conditions
have been mentioned in sources
as possible alternative diagnoses
to consider during the diagnostic process for Poisoning:
Diseases for which Poisoning may be an alternative diagnosis
The other diseases for which Poisoning
is listed as a possible alternative
diagnosis in their lists include:
Common Misdiagnoses and Poisoning
Various conditions misdiagnosed as ADHD: The hyperactivity type symptoms that are often diagnosed
as ADHD, can also be caused by a number of physical conditions,
as reported in the book A Dose of Sanity.
Some possibilities are chronic long-term exposure
to low-level carbon monoxide (see carbon monoxide poisoning), lead poisoning,
anemia, brain lesions, parasite infestation, low calcium, low glucose levels (hypoglycemia),
and "tight underwear".
Misdiagnosis and Poisoning deaths
Poisoning is a condition
that can possibly be deadly if misdiagnosed...more »
General Misdiagnosis Articles
Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Poisoning
or confirming a diagnosis of Poisoning,
it is useful to consider what other
medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative
conditions relevant to diagnosis.
These alternate diagnoses of Poisoning may already have
been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible
alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Poisoning.
For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases,
see Overview of Misdiagnosis.
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