Misdiagnosis of Multiple Myeloma
Alternative diagnoses list for Multiple Myeloma:
For a diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma,
the following list of conditions
have been mentioned in sources
as possible alternative diagnoses
to consider during the diagnostic process for Multiple Myeloma:
Diseases for which Multiple Myeloma may be an alternative diagnosis
The other diseases for which Multiple Myeloma
is listed as a possible alternative
diagnosis in their lists include:
Multiple Myeloma: Medical Mistakes
Related medical mistakes may include:
Multiple Myeloma: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:
Common Misdiagnoses and Multiple Myeloma
Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder
called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly diagnosed.
Women with the condition tend to have heavy periods, since they actually have a bleeding disorder.
Severe afflictions may result in the women receiving a hysterectomy unnecessarily, when the
underlying cause has not been identified.
See the introduction to Von Willebrand's disease and bleeding disorder.
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.
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.
Multiple Myeloma: Rare Types
Rare types of medical disorders and diseases in related medical areas:
Misdiagnosis and Multiple Myeloma deaths
Multiple Myeloma is a condition
that can possibly be deadly if misdiagnosed...more »
General Misdiagnosis Articles
Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Multiple Myeloma
or confirming a diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma,
it is useful to consider what other
medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative
conditions relevant to diagnosis.
These alternate diagnoses of Multiple Myeloma may already have
been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible
alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Multiple Myeloma.
For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases,
see Overview of Misdiagnosis.