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Misdiagnosis of Follicular lymphoma

Misdiagnosis of Follicular lymphoma

Follicular lymphoma may progress undiagnosed for several years due to lack of significant symptoms. It is usually in an advanced stage by the time it is diagnosed....more about Follicular lymphoma »

Follicular lymphoma: Medical Mistakes

Related medical mistakes may include:

Follicular lymphoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:

Common Misdiagnoses and Follicular lymphoma

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 lymphoma: 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 Follicular lymphoma or confirming a diagnosis of Follicular lymphoma, 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 lymphoma may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Follicular lymphoma. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.

 

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