Misdiagnosis of Lung abscess
Alternative diagnoses list for Lung abscess:
For a diagnosis of Lung abscess,
the following list of conditions
have been mentioned in sources
as possible alternative diagnoses
to consider during the diagnostic process for Lung abscess:
Diseases for which Lung abscess may be an alternative diagnosis
The other diseases for which Lung abscess
is listed as a possible alternative
diagnosis in their lists include:
Lung abscess: Hidden Causes Misdiagnosed?
Causes of Lung abscess may include these medical conditions:
Lung abscess: Medical Mistakes
Related medical mistakes may include:
Lung abscess: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:
Common Misdiagnoses and Lung abscess
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.
Lung abscess: Rare Types
Rare types of medical disorders and diseases in related medical areas:
Medical news summaries about misdiagnosis of Lung abscess:
The following medical news items
are relevant to misdiagnosis of Lung abscess:
General Misdiagnosis Articles
Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Lung abscess
or confirming a diagnosis of Lung abscess,
it is useful to consider what other
medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative
conditions relevant to diagnosis.
These alternate diagnoses of Lung abscess may already have
been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible
alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Lung abscess.
For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases,
see Overview of Misdiagnosis.
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