Misdiagnosis of Amyloidosis
Alternative diagnoses list for Amyloidosis:
For a diagnosis of Amyloidosis,
the following list of conditions
have been mentioned in sources
as possible alternative diagnoses
to consider during the diagnostic process for Amyloidosis:
Diseases for which Amyloidosis may be an alternative diagnosis
The other diseases for which Amyloidosis
is listed as a possible alternative
diagnosis in their lists include:
Amyloidosis: Hidden Causes Misdiagnosed?
Causes of Amyloidosis may include these medical conditions:
Common Misdiagnoses and Amyloidosis
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.
General Misdiagnosis Articles
Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Amyloidosis
or confirming a diagnosis of Amyloidosis,
it is useful to consider what other
medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative
conditions relevant to diagnosis.
These alternate diagnoses of Amyloidosis may already have
been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible
alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Amyloidosis.
For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases,
see Overview of Misdiagnosis.
» Next page: Undiagnosed Amyloidosis
Medical Tools & Articles:
Tools & Services:
Forums & Message Boards
- Ask or answer a question at the Boards: