Misdiagnosis of Heart disease


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About misdiagnosis: When checking for a misdiagnosis of Heart disease or confirming a diagnosis of Heart disease, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Heart disease may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Heart disease. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.

Heart disease as an alternative diagnosis: The other diseases for which Heart disease is listed as a possible alternative diagnosis in their lists include:

Discussion of diagnosis/misdiagnosis of Heart disease: Some people have pain when gas is present in the intestine. When pain is on the left side of the colon, it can be confused with heart disease. When the pain is on the right side of the colon, it may mimic gallstones or appendicitis. 1

Medical news summaries about misdiagnosis of Heart disease: The following medical news items are relevant to misdiagnosis of Heart disease:

Misdiagnosis cases for Heart disease: No cases available yet.

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Gas in the Digestive Tract: NIDDK

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