Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An incorrect diagnosis.

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  • noun An incorrect diagnosis.

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Examples

  • Convey's operation was performed by United States national team doctors after what he called a misdiagnosis in England.

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  • Convey's operation was performed by United States national team doctors after what he called a misdiagnosis in England.

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  • When the misdiagnosis is done at the federal government level and involves large parts of a national economy, the consequences can be swift and significant.

    Sears Chairman Unleashes 15-Page Manifesto About Um, Everything - The Consumerist

  • Dr. Mark Graber, chief of medicine at the Veteran’s Administration in Northpoint, New York, says the single most common cause of misdiagnosis is a doctor’s failure to consider other possibilities after an initial diagnosis is reached.

    Five Commonly Misdiagnosed Diseases | Impact Lab

  • MEDICAL MISTAKE: A misdiagnosis is a type of medical error, which can include completely missing a diagnosis or diagnosing a patient with the wrong condition.

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  • Marshall's issue with the team is primarily about money but he also has cited a lack of trust in Denver's medical staff for not wanting to rehab at team headquarters following what he has called a misdiagnosis of his hip injury last year.

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  • While Marshall's issue with the team is primarily about money, he also has cited a lack of trust in Denver's medical staff for not wanting to rehab at team headquarters following what he has called a misdiagnosis of his hip injury last year.

    TheDenverChannel.com - Local News

  • While Marshall's issue with the team is primarily about money, he also has cited a lack of trust in Denver's medical staff for not wanting to rehab at team headquarters following what he has called a misdiagnosis of his hip injury last year.

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  • Unfortunately her misdiagnosis was a death sentence.

    The Pink Flamingo

  • I think it is important for neurologists who see these kinds of problems to emphasize that this kind of misdiagnosis, the kind that's been reported recently, is distinctly rare.

    CNN Transcript Nov 24, 2009

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