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Misdiagnosis of Breast fibrocystic disease

Alternative diagnoses list for Breast fibrocystic disease:

For a diagnosis of Breast fibrocystic disease, the following list of conditions have been mentioned in sources as possible alternative diagnoses to consider during the diagnostic process for Breast fibrocystic disease:

Breast fibrocystic disease: Medical Mistakes

Related medical mistakes may include:

Breast fibrocystic disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:

Common Misdiagnoses and Breast fibrocystic disease

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such as with a breast rash with redness and warmth, but not necessarily a physical breast lump. This type of breast cancer should be considered as an uncommon possibility for certain types of breast symptoms.

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and spitz nevi.

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some of the chronic lung diseases with diagnostic difficulties include asthma (perhaps surprisingly), COPD, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, mesothelioma, smoker's cough, AIDS-related respiratory conditions (see AIDS), chronic pneumonia, and other respiratory diseases. Rare possibilities include diseases like psittacosis (bird-related lung infection). See other types of chronic lung diseases.

Breast fibrocystic disease: Rare Types

Rare types of medical disorders and diseases in related medical areas:

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

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

 

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