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Misdiagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease

In its early stages, the symptoms usually start out mild, and a correct diagnosis of AD can also be overlooked. AD can be misdiagnosed as other conditions such as depression , dementia , simple forgetfulness , or senility.

Lyme Disease Misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's, Parkinson and

ENDOWMENT UPDATE August 1, 2006 The Lyme Disease Report # 1 of a Series The Endowment for Medical Research TM O UR P URPOSE : T O C ONDUCT M EDICAL R ESEARCH AND E DUCATIONAL R ESEARCH FOR IMPROVED BRAIN FUNCTION IN CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITHOUT DRUGS OR HARMFUL SIDE EFFECTS .

Quality of Life Among Bipolar Disorder Patients Misdiagnosed ...

Awad et al. Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 2007;9(3) 196 Quality of Life Among Bipolar Disorder Patients Misdiagnosed With Major Depressive Disorder A. George Awad, Ph.D., F.R.C.P.; Krithika Rajagopalan, Ph.D.; Susan C. Bolge, Ph.D.; and Diana D. McDonnell, Ph.D. Objective: Bipolar ...

Misdiagnosed Acute Appendicitis in Children in the Emergency ...

Misdiagnosed Acute Appendicitis in Children in the Emergency Department Yi-Jung Chang, MD; Hsun-Chin Chao, MD; Man-Shan Kong, MD; Shao-Hsuan Hsia, MD; Dah-Chin Yan, MD Background: To identify clinical features that distinguish children with appendicitis who visited the emergency department twice ...

ON THE MISDIAGNOSIS OF MULTIPLE PERSONALITY DISORDER

The misdiagnosis of AIPJ) (i.e., false positive diagnosis of MIPD) has been seen in three forms: other dissociative disorders, non-dissociative disorders, and malingering err factitious disorders misdiagnosed as MN).

Spinal Epidural Abscess Potentially Misdiagnosed as Multiple ...

spinal epidural abscess must be treated promptly because it can quickly lead to frank spinal cord impairment, manifested by weakness, paraparesis, paralysis, or sphincter-control disturbances.1-3 Clinical features suggestive of a spinal epidural abscess include fever, back pain, and ...

Avoiding the Misdiagnosis of Adrenoleukodystrophy ...

Because the behavioral problems that accompany ALD are also common among non-affected boys, ALD is frequently misdiagnosed, most often as attention-deficit disorder (ADD) or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Bipolar Disorder: Misdiagnosed, Misunderstood

VOLUME14 • NUMBER 1 FIRST QUARTER 2007 FOR DISABILITY INSURANCE PROFESSIONALS FORUM ® DISABILITY 1 CLAIMS INSIGHT: Bipolar Disorder: Misdiagnosed, Misunderstood By Kate Harri, MA 4 ACTUARIAL INSIGHT: LTD with STD: Consider this...

Day After Day…Year After Year… - How Women On Thyroid ...

grossly mis-managed…often missed…often misdiagnosed. How In The World Could A Doctor Miss My Thyroid Condition? Ok lets start with this first…I have seen a lot of women in my office that are frustrated

Pertussis is Peaking: Take Action!

Consider the diagnosis of pertussis in your patients and their close contacts Young infants: The diagnosis of pertussis is often delayed or missed because of a deceivingly mild onset of runny nose.