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Misdiagnosis of Cheyne stokes respiration

Alternative diagnoses list for Cheyne stokes respiration:

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

  • Neuroligic disease
  • Severe congestive heart failure
  • Hypoxia

Diseases for which Cheyne stokes respiration may be an alternative diagnosis

The other diseases for which Cheyne stokes respiration is listed as a possible alternative diagnosis in their lists include:

Cheyne stokes respiration: Medical Mistakes

Related medical mistakes may include:

Cheyne stokes respiration: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:

Common Misdiagnoses and Cheyne stokes respiration

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.

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


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