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Misdiagnosis of Neurodermatitis

Misdiagnosis of Neurodermatitis

A diagnosis of the neurodermatitis begins with taking a thorough health history, including symptoms, and performing a physical exam.

A misdiagnosis is possible because the symptoms of the neurodermatitis can mimic symptoms of other diseases, such as psoriasis, shingles, chicken pox ringworm, hives, poison ivy, or other forms of dermatitis. Because these and other conditions may also present with itching or rashes, a definite diagnosis of neurodermatitis may need to be made by a specialist in skin diseases or allergies, such as a dermatologist or allergist....more about Neurodermatitis »

Alternative diagnoses list for Neurodermatitis:

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

Diseases for which Neurodermatitis may be an alternative diagnosis

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

Neurodermatitis: Hidden Causes Misdiagnosed?

Causes of Neurodermatitis may include these medical conditions:

Neurodermatitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:

Common Misdiagnoses and Neurodermatitis

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.

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency or misdiagnosis of multiple sclerosis.

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

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


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