Misdiagnosis of Flexural psoriasis
Flexural psoriasis: Hidden Causes Misdiagnosed?
Causes of Flexural psoriasis may include these medical conditions:
- Stress: The emotional stress such as depression and anxiety are strongly associated with psoriasis flare-ups
- Infections: A bacterial or viral infection can cause a flexural psoriasis
- Excessive alcohol consumption and smoking
- Persons living in cold temperature regions
- Steroids and some other medications
- Immune system: Any abnormality in the immune system, may lead to the condition of flexural psoriasis
- more causes...»
Flexural psoriasis: Medical Mistakes
Related medical mistakes may include:
Flexural psoriasis: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:
Common Misdiagnoses and Flexural psoriasis
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not often
seen by physicians for this reason.
children may receive treatment for fungal skin infections.
See misdiagnosis of psoriasis or symptoms of psoriasis.
Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis
can also have the related arthritis subtype called "psoriatic arthritis".
This arthritic condition tends to be overlooked, even in patients with diagnosed psoriasis.
See misdiagnosis of arthritis or psoriasis.
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.
Flexural psoriasis: 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.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Flexural psoriasis
or confirming a diagnosis of Flexural psoriasis,
it is useful to consider what other
medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative
conditions relevant to diagnosis.
These alternate diagnoses of Flexural psoriasis may already have
been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible
alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Flexural psoriasis.
For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases,
see Overview of Misdiagnosis.