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Misdiagnosis of Pain Disorder

Misdiagnosis of Pain Disorder

Pain disorder can prove difficult to diagnose and differentiate from an underlying medical condition....more about Pain Disorder »

Alternative diagnoses list for Pain Disorder:

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

Diseases for which Pain Disorder may be an alternative diagnosis

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

Pain Disorder: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:

Common Misdiagnoses and Pain Disorder

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General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

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

 

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