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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Arachnoiditis

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Arachnoiditis includes:

Other underlying conditions related to Arachnoiditis:

Source: Diseases Database

Discussion of underlying conditions of Arachnoiditis:

It may result from infection, including syphilis and tubercular meningitis; trauma (including that resulting from surgery, lumbar puncture, and spinal anesthesia); or a diagnostic procedure called a myelogram, which is performed in patients prior to spinal surgery. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Arachnoiditis Information Page: NINDS)

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Arachnoiditis, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Arachnoiditis. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Arachnoiditis. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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