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For a diagnosis of Tuberculosis of bone, the following list of conditions have been mentioned in sources as possible alternative diagnoses to consider during the diagnostic process for Tuberculosis of bone:
Related medical mistakes may include:
Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:
Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some of the chronic lung diseases with diagnostic difficulties include asthma (perhaps surprisingly), COPD, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, mesothelioma, smoker's cough, AIDS-related respiratory conditions (see AIDS), chronic pneumonia, and other respiratory diseases. Rare possibilities include diseases like psittacosis (bird-related lung infection). See other types of chronic lung diseases.
Rare types of medical disorders and diseases in related medical areas:
Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Tuberculosis of bone or confirming a diagnosis of Tuberculosis of bone, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Tuberculosis of bone may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Tuberculosis of bone. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.
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