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For a diagnosis of Nonpalpable purpura, the following list of conditions have been mentioned in sources as possible alternative diagnoses to consider during the diagnostic process for Nonpalpable purpura:
Poorly healing leg rashes a classic sign of chronic disease: Recurring leg rashes, or poorly healing leg rashes, are a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes, particularly of Type 2 diabetes, but also Type 1 diabetes. They can also occur with poor diabetic control. However, there are many other possible causes of leg rashes. See causes of leg rash or misdiagnosis of diabetes.
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.
Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Nonpalpable purpura or confirming a diagnosis of Nonpalpable purpura, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Nonpalpable purpura may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Nonpalpable purpura. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.
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