Misdiagnosis of Ankylosing Spondylitis
Alternative diagnoses list for Ankylosing Spondylitis:
For a diagnosis of Ankylosing Spondylitis,
the following list of conditions
have been mentioned in sources
as possible alternative diagnoses
to consider during the diagnostic process for Ankylosing Spondylitis:
Diseases for which Ankylosing Spondylitis may be an alternative diagnosis
The other diseases for which Ankylosing Spondylitis
is listed as a possible alternative
diagnosis in their lists include:
Ankylosing Spondylitis: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:
- Nerve Disorders: serious diseases commonly undiagnosed:
- Chronic Pain Disorders -- serious medical disorders that may be undiagnosed:
- more undiagnosed conditions...»
Common Misdiagnoses and Ankylosing Spondylitis
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps,
particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes.
However, there are also various other causes.
See causes of leg cramps or misdiagnosis of diabetes.
Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis
can also have the related arthritis subtype called "psoriatic arthritis".
This arthritic condition tends to be overlooked, even in patients with diagnosed psoriasis.
See misdiagnosis of arthritis or psoriasis.
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.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Ankylosing Spondylitis
or confirming a diagnosis of Ankylosing Spondylitis,
it is useful to consider what other
medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative
conditions relevant to diagnosis.
These alternate diagnoses of Ankylosing Spondylitis may already have
been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible
alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Ankylosing Spondylitis.
For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases,
see Overview of Misdiagnosis.