Unfortunately, allergies are a diagnosis of exclusion
, so other causes of itchy skin should be excluded before jumping to the conclusion of allergic skin disease.
Noncirrhotic hyperammonemia as a cause of altered mental status remains a diagnosis of exclusion
There may be a diagnosis of late-onset hypogonadism --it's a diagnosis of exclusion
- but it's much lower.
This high-grade pleomorphic malignant mesenchymal neoplasm is a diagnosis of exclusion
after other sarcomas and pleomorphic neoplasms have been excluded by histochemistry, immunohistochemistry, electron microscopy, and/or molecular evaluation.
Because it does not have specific laboratory findings, AOSD is a diagnosis of exclusion
Historically a diagnosis of exclusion
, a diagnosis of IBS can now be made on the basis of symptoms alone, in the absence of alarm features such as age of onset greater than 50 years, weight loss, gross hematochezia, systemic signs of infection or colitis, or family history of inflammatory bowel disease.
It is important to recognize that this condition is a diagnosis of exclusion
and should be made only after careful exclusion of potential organic causes to avoid inappropriately labeling the patient, which carries significant social, legal, and clinical implications.
2) Nonceliac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) is a diagnosis of exclusion
to consider in patients with gluten-induced symptoms that improve on a gluten-free diet but lack genetic, immunologic, and endoscopic markers of celiac disease.
Undifferentiated high-grade sarcoma was the diagnosis of exclusion
Again, this remains a diagnosis of exclusion
by a paediatrician or paediatric gastroenterologist.
Detailed diagnostic evaluation is essential to assess for alternative cardiac (eg, hypertensive cardiomyopathy, valvular heart disease) and noncardiac (eg, pulmonary embolism) etiologies, as PPCM is a diagnosis of exclusion
CHS should be a diagnosis of exclusion
, and specific and adequate history-taking can lead to heightened sensitivity to this possibility.