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Misdiagnosis of Backache

Misdiagnosis of Backache

Diagnosing a backache and its cause may be delayed or missed because in some cases, a backache may not be severe enough for a person to seek medical care. In addition, diagnosing the underlying or associated disease, disorder or condition can be delayed because noticeable symptoms, such as a backache, may not occur immediately, such as in bone cancer.

A backache is a symptom of many different conditions, so a thorough medical evaluation is needed to ensure an accurate diagnosis of the reason for a backache....more about Backache »

Backache: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:

Common Misdiagnoses and Backache

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Medical news summaries about misdiagnosis of Backache:

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

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

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

 

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