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Misdiagnosis of Vitamin D deficiency

Misdiagnosis of Vitamin D deficiency

It is possible for a diagnosis of vitamin D deficiency to be delayed or missed because symptoms can be mild and overlooked until complications occur. These include bones fractures or bone deformities.

Some symptoms of vitamin D deficiency, such as weakness and muscle cramps are similar symptoms of other conditions, such as fatigue, aging, dehydration, neurological diseases, muscle diseases, and overexercising....more about Vitamin D deficiency »

Diseases for which Vitamin D deficiency may be an alternative diagnosis

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

Vitamin D deficiency: Hidden Causes Misdiagnosed?

Causes of Vitamin D deficiency may include these medical conditions:

Common Misdiagnoses and Vitamin D deficiency

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.

About misdiagnosis:

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

 

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