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misdiagnose

(mĭs-dī′əg-nōs′, -nōz′)
tr.v. misdiag·nosed, misdiag·nosing, misdiag·noses
To diagnose incorrectly.
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Despite repeated requests from the RTE programme, the hospital failed to confirm the second patient has been informed that she was misdiagnosed.
Daba, who is being treated of lukemia at Royal Marsden hospital, Fulham road, said he got a call from Nigeria and was informed of an assertion made by panelist on a cable station, claiming he said he was misdiagnosed.
A survey by the MS Society of more than 1,500 people with the condition found 81% were misdiagnosed by their GP.
Their investigations suggested that the doctor misdiagnosed the woman, which led to him giving her the wrong treatment.
He said the hospital misdiagnosed and mistreated his brother's case.
Of 16 possible categories of disease under which they were misdiagnosed, the most frequent categories were neurodegenerative, autoimmune, infectious, toxic/metabolic, and "unknown dementia.
A DANGEROUS form of bone cancer is often misdiagnosed by GPs as growing pains, a charity has warned.
6 per cent of cases for the eye condition, Keratoconus, may be misdiagnosed, according to a speaker at the World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) 2012, which is currently being held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
THE recommended way to diagnose high blood pressure is to change for the first time in more than a century, potentially identifying a quarter of patients who could have been misdiagnosed.
interventional radiologist says those with varicose vein disease are often misdiagnosed.
That's the advice from Crosland Moor woman Razia Bibi who was misdiagnosed twice before a doctor recognised her variety of symptoms as neurological condition MS.
The patients who make the decision of being treated by SMC doctors are really putting their lives at stake as they can be made to wait even if they require immediate attention or be misdiagnosed with no consequences to the staff involved.