Misdiagnosis of Pityriasis Versicolor
Alternative diagnoses list for Pityriasis Versicolor:
For a diagnosis of Pityriasis Versicolor,
the following list of conditions
have been mentioned in sources
as possible alternative diagnoses
to consider during the diagnostic process for Pityriasis Versicolor:
Common Misdiagnoses and Pityriasis Versicolor
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.
General Misdiagnosis Articles
Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Pityriasis Versicolor
or confirming a diagnosis of Pityriasis Versicolor,
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 Versicolor may already have
been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible
alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Pityriasis Versicolor.
For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases,
see Overview of Misdiagnosis.