Misdiagnosis of Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma
Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma: Medical Mistakes
Related medical mistakes may include:
Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:
Common Misdiagnoses and Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma
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.
Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of
extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed
as alopecia totalis.
Researchers estimate that about 1 per 100 diagnoses of alopecia totalis are incorrect.
See introduction to alopecia totalis.
Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average
percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans.
Some of the overlooked hair/scalp conditions include cicatrial alopecia, traction folliculitis
and sebhorrheic dermatitis.
See hair disorders or scalp disorders.
Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma: 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 Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma
or confirming a diagnosis of Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma,
it is useful to consider what other
medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative
conditions relevant to diagnosis.
These alternate diagnoses of Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma may already have
been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible
alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma.
For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases,
see Overview of Misdiagnosis.