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Misdiagnosis of Thrombocytopenic purpura, autoimmune

Misdiagnosis of Thrombocytopenic purpura, autoimmune

Autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura may be misdiagnosed as inherited thrombocytopenic purpura....more about Thrombocytopenic purpura, autoimmune »

Alternative diagnoses list for Thrombocytopenic purpura, autoimmune:

For a diagnosis of Thrombocytopenic purpura, autoimmune, the following list of conditions have been mentioned in sources as possible alternative diagnoses to consider during the diagnostic process for Thrombocytopenic purpura, autoimmune:

Diseases for which Thrombocytopenic purpura, autoimmune may be an alternative diagnosis

The other diseases for which Thrombocytopenic purpura, autoimmune is listed as a possible alternative diagnosis in their lists include:

Common Misdiagnoses and Thrombocytopenic purpura, autoimmune

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.

Poorly healing leg rashes a classic sign of chronic disease: Recurring leg rashes, or poorly healing leg rashes, are a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes, particularly of Type 2 diabetes, but also Type 1 diabetes. They can also occur with poor diabetic control. However, there are many other possible causes of leg rashes. See causes of leg rash 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.

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

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

 

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