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Misdiagnosis of Pityriasis Rosea

Misdiagnosis of Pityriasis Rosea

Pityriasis rosea might resemble a form of syphilis, which can be differentiated by a simple blood test....more about Pityriasis Rosea »

Alternative diagnoses list for Pityriasis Rosea:

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

Diseases for which Pityriasis Rosea may be an alternative diagnosis

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

Common Misdiagnoses and Pityriasis Rosea

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


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