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Nocardiosis

Causes of Nocardiosis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Nocardiosis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Nocardiosis

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Nocardiosis Treatments

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Misdiagnosis and Nocardiosis

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It should be considered for any unexplained heart rhythm...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are various less dangerous...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff"...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the symptoms of hypertension that can be overlooked include chest...read more »

Nocardiosis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Nocardiosis: Related Rare Diseases

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Nocardiosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Nocardiosis:

A genus of gram-positive, aerobic bacteria whose species are widely distributed and are abundant in soil. Some strains are pathogenic opportunists for man and animals.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Gram positive bacterial infection with bacteria of the genus Nocardia.
- (Source - CRISP)

Nocardiosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Nocardiosis, or a subtype of Nocardiosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Nocardiosis

The list below shows some of the causes of Nocardiosis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Nocardiosis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Nocardiosis. Of the 5 causes of Nocardiosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 5 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Nocardiosis:

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What are the alternative names for Nocardiosis:

Nocardia
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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