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Misdiagnosis of Molluscum contagiosum

Misdiagnosis of Molluscum contagiosum

A diagnosis of molluscum contagiosum may be delayed because the rash or nodules may be mild and ignored or assumed to be a minor allergic rash....more about Molluscum contagiosum »

Alternative diagnoses list for Molluscum contagiosum:

For a diagnosis of Molluscum contagiosum, the following list of conditions have been mentioned in sources as possible alternative diagnoses to consider during the diagnostic process for Molluscum contagiosum:

Diseases for which Molluscum contagiosum may be an alternative diagnosis

The other diseases for which Molluscum contagiosum is listed as a possible alternative diagnosis in their lists include:

Molluscum contagiosum: Medical Mistakes

Related medical mistakes may include:

Molluscum contagiosum: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:

Common Misdiagnoses and Molluscum contagiosum

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.

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

When checking for a misdiagnosis of Molluscum contagiosum or confirming a diagnosis of Molluscum contagiosum, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Molluscum contagiosum may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Molluscum contagiosum. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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