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For a diagnosis of Wrist pain, the following list of conditions have been mentioned in sources as possible alternative diagnoses to consider during the diagnostic process for Wrist pain:
Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other causes. See causes of leg cramps or misdiagnosis of diabetes.
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.
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency or misdiagnosis of multiple sclerosis.
Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Wrist pain or confirming a diagnosis of Wrist pain, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Wrist pain may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Wrist pain. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.
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