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Misdiagnosis of Poisoning

Alternative diagnoses list for Poisoning:

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

Diseases for which Poisoning may be an alternative diagnosis

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

Common Misdiagnoses and Poisoning

Various conditions misdiagnosed as ADHD: The hyperactivity type symptoms that are often diagnosed as ADHD, can also be caused by a number of physical conditions, as reported in the book A Dose of Sanity. Some possibilities are chronic long-term exposure to low-level carbon monoxide (see carbon monoxide poisoning), lead poisoning, anemia, brain lesions, parasite infestation, low calcium, low glucose levels (hypoglycemia), and "tight underwear".

Misdiagnosis and Poisoning deaths

Poisoning is a condition that can possibly be deadly if misdiagnosed...more »

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

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


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