Archive: Misdiagnosis

Commonly Misdiagnosed Medical Conditions in Children

Pediatric doctors are heroes, treating children for illnesses every day but they are not immune to misdiagnosis or missed diagnosis; problems that also affect thousands of adult patients each year. When it comes to diagnosing infants and young toddlers, the…

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One of the most important functions that a doctor provides is to diagnose medical conditions when presented with symptoms. A patient rightfully expects their doctor, nurse practitioner, or other health care provider to provide competent care, including an accurate diagnosis….

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Simply put, an aortic dissection (AD) is a tear in the inner layer of the large blood vessel branching off the heart (aorta), caused by some kind of trauma. There are approximately 2,000 new cases each year in the United…

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