Misdiagnosis One of the first steps in your medical care is diagnosing your medical problem. Your doctor listens to your complaints, examines you and, frequently, orders one or more medical tests to diagnose your illness. When your doctor has collected the appropriate information, he or she formulates what is called a "differential diagnosis." That is a kind of "decision tree" of all of the conditions that you might have. Through observations and the test results, your doctor eliminates some of the diagnostic possibilities and settles on a diagnosis of your problem. The doctor then determines the appropriate treatment plan, based on that diagnosis. Experience and test interpretation play a big part in this determination.

Doctors occasionally misdiagnose their patient's conditions. Sometimes those misdiagnoses are medically unavoidable. Sometimes they are not. If a doctor does not perform a thorough examination or does not order the proper tests or negligently misinterprets test results, the results can be devastating. Misdiagnosis and treatment of the wrong condition can make a patient's condition worse than it was before he or she saw the doctor.

Misdiagnosis medical malpractice can happen in cases involving a variety of conditions. That is why we review each misdiagnosis case carefully with our attorney-physician and with other health care providers. If a doctor negligently misdiagnosed your condition and the results were significant, we aggressively seek fair compensation for those injuries.

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