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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

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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.

About misdiagnosis:

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.


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