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Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis can also have the related arthritis subtype called "psoriatic arthritis". This arthritic condition tends to be overlooked, even in patients with diagnosed psoriasis. See misdiagnosis of arthritis or psoriasis.
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When checking for a misdiagnosis of Rheumatism or confirming a diagnosis of Rheumatism, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Rheumatism may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Rheumatism. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.
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