Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Diagnosis Mistakes » Tailor's bottom

Tailor's bottom

Tailor’s bottom or weaver’s bottom is occasionally seen. It is a condition characterised by a bursa overlying the ischial tuberosity. The patient may present with severe pain when sitting especially on a hard chair. Irritation of the sciatic nerve may coexist and the patient may appear to have sciatica. Some of the other conditions that it has to be differentiated from include cellulitis, arthritis, gout and tendonitis

More Diagnostic Medical Mistakes

More Diagnostic Error Topics

  • Gullain Barre syndrome can be fatal
  • Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans
  • Heart attack can be over-diagnosed
  • Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed
  • Heart attacks can be undiagnosed
  • Hematemesis and melaena
  • Hidden cancer- Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  • Hidden diagnosis of chronic STD
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa
  • High rate of misdiagnosis of psychiatric disorders
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Huntington disease maybe confused

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise