Since US does not contain ionizing radiation, it is one of our most commonly preferred methods for the differential diagnosis
of acute abdomen with specificity ranging 68-90% in children.14 However, its likelihood of success may decline due to patient-associated causes, such as body mass index (BMI) and depending on the experience of the radiologist.15 The false positivity (FP) rate of US was reported as 20-44%.16 In the present study, US was determined to have a sensitivity of 91.25% and a specificity of 60% while its FP rate was very low (2.60%).
The differential diagnosis
of cellular fibroma versus adult granulosa cell tumor may be problematic, as some granulosa cell tumors have a diffuse growth of cells that are somewhat spindled (so-called sarcomatoid granulosa cell tumor), and only focal hints of epithelial differentiation may be a subtle clue to the diagnosis.
Medical thoracoscopy should be definitely helpful and useful in the differential diagnosis
of TPE especially in areas with high tuberculosis prevalence.
of contact/eczematous cheilitis includes cheilitis simplex, exfoliative cheilitis, among other types of cheilitis.
The differential diagnosis
for the contents are as follows: SCC (direct extension or nodal metastases), lymphoma, minor salivary gland tumors, lipoma, hemangioma, sarcoma, sebaceous cyst, fibromatosis, obstructed duct, accessory parotid tissue, cellulitis and abscess (Figures 14B and 14C).
Contrast-enhanced high resolution CT is another useful radiological technique in differential diagnosis
The term "differential diagnosis
" has often been used in toxic tort litigation to mean something completely different.
Among the 371 cases, 250 (67.4%) were consistent with provisional diagnosis, 71 (19.1%) were corroborative with one of the differential diagnosis
and 50 (13.5%) were inconsistent with the clinical diagnosis provided.
Utilizing a proven six-step diagnostic framework, the DSM-5 Differential Diagnosis
App guides users through interactive decision trees and provides differential diagnosis
suggestions for common psychiatric symptoms.
Each chapter begins with a general introduction, follows a case study, an anatomy map of the related body part, and differential diagnosis
map that includes the history, injury mechanism, evaluation essen-tials, key findings, and diagnostic evidence.
Essential topics include developing a differential diagnosis
, dealing with comorbidity and determining when physical illness may be the cause of mental health symptoms.
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