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Misdiagnosis of Vasculitis

Misdiagnosis of Vasculitis

A diagnosis of vasculitis may be delayed or missed because there is no specific test to diagnose the disorder. A diagnosis of vasculitis can be difficult to make and requires numerous tests and evaluations before the diagnosis is reached.

In addition, symptoms of vasculitis can be similar to symptoms of many other diseases and conditions. These include influenza, upper respiratory infection, headache, stroke, ear infection, cold sores, genital herpes, acne, inflammatory bowel disease, and Crohn's disease$....more about Vasculitis »

Diseases for which Vasculitis may be an alternative diagnosis

The other diseases for which Vasculitis is listed as a possible alternative diagnosis in their lists include:

Medical news summaries about misdiagnosis of Vasculitis:

The following medical news items are relevant to misdiagnosis of Vasculitis:

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

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

 

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