Misdiagnosis of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome
Alternative diagnoses list for Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome:
For a diagnosis of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome,
the following list of conditions
have been mentioned in sources
as possible alternative diagnoses
to consider during the diagnostic process for Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome:
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome: Hidden Causes Misdiagnosed?
Causes of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome may include these medical conditions:
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:
- Nerve Disorders: serious diseases commonly undiagnosed:
- Chronic Pain Disorders -- serious medical disorders that may be undiagnosed:
- more undiagnosed conditions...»
Common Misdiagnoses and Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome
Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of
medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present
in a variety of different severities.
Diseases in this group include multiple sclerosis, lupus, Lyme disease, fibromyalgia,
thyroid disorders (hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism),
chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes - all of these can have vague symptoms in their early presentations.
Also, depression can have some symptoms similar to these conditions, and also the reverse,
that many of these conditions can mimic depression and be misdiagnosed as depression.
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps,
particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes.
However, there are also various other causes.
See causes of leg cramps or misdiagnosis of diabetes.
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.
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis).
See symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency or misdiagnosis of multiple sclerosis.
General Misdiagnosis Articles
Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome
or confirming a diagnosis of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome,
it is useful to consider what other
medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative
conditions relevant to diagnosis.
These alternate diagnoses of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome may already have
been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible
alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome.
For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases,
see Overview of Misdiagnosis.