Misdiagnosis of Rosacea
Alternative diagnoses list for Rosacea:
For a diagnosis of Rosacea,
the following list of conditions
have been mentioned in sources
as possible alternative diagnoses
to consider during the diagnostic process for Rosacea:
Diseases for which Rosacea may be an alternative diagnosis
The other diseases for which Rosacea
is listed as a possible alternative
diagnosis in their lists include:
Rare Types of Rosacea:
- Acne vulgaris induced
- Rhinophyma related to rosacea
- Seborrhoeic dermatitis related to rosacea
- More rare types »
Rosacea: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:
Common Misdiagnoses and Rosacea
Poorly healing leg rashes a classic sign of chronic disease: Recurring leg rashes,
or poorly healing leg rashes, are a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes,
particularly of Type 2 diabetes, but also Type 1 diabetes.
They can also occur with poor diabetic control.
However, there are many other possible causes of leg rashes.
See causes of leg rash or misdiagnosis of diabetes.
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.
Medical news summaries about misdiagnosis of Rosacea:
The following medical news items
are relevant to misdiagnosis of Rosacea:
General Misdiagnosis Articles
Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Rosacea
or confirming a diagnosis of Rosacea,
it is useful to consider what other
medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative
conditions relevant to diagnosis.
These alternate diagnoses of Rosacea may already have
been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible
alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Rosacea.
For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases,
see Overview of Misdiagnosis.