Children with early-onset bipolar disorder rarely fit the classical pattern of bipolar disorder in adults, so using adult criteria to diagnose
children may result in a misdiagnosis.
It has become commonplace to think of psychiatric diagnoses
in the same way that one thinks of medical diagnoses
Since there is no reliable test to diagnose
ovarian cancer (see Screening for Ovarian Cancer on page 3), health care professionals have to rely on a woman's reporting of symptoms, the feel of a woman's ovaries during an annual exam, and the not-so-great diagnostic ability of a transvaginal ultrasound.
Newer performance monitoring solutions that focus primarily on a higher-level view typically don't provide the deep domain expertise to effectively diagnose
and resolve the issues they identify.
It can be dangerous, disabling, and difficult to diagnose
There is no specific laboratory test, such as a blood test or skin biopsy, to diagnose
The way we diagnose
[skin cancers] clinically is to look at morphological patterns--we look for patterns that are different in malignancy," Menzies says.
Mesothelioma is often difficult to diagnose
, as many of its symptoms are similar to numerous other conditions, including various forms of cancer.
fells has been established in tissue culture (XTC-2 and Vero cells) (6), and serologic testing has been used to diagnose
Now, however, genetic profiling of several of the most common sarcomas--similar to the DNA fingerprinting used to identify criminals--may enable pathologists to accurately diagnose
most soft-tissue sarcomas.
Vadapalli said community members can be comforted that Santa Clarita Valley-based physicians have state-of-the-art equipment and a top-notch referral network to diagnose
and treat thyroid diseases properly.
A new rapid blood test, which helped diagnose
Schmidt's patient, is playing a central role in that effort.
An ultrasound and biopsies didn't diagnose
The PSA test is the only test currently available to men who are now encouraged to be tested from the age of 40 years in a bid to diagnose
prostate cancer and decide on treatment options.
Nasdaq: NURO), a medical device company focused on the development and sale of proprietary products that help physicians diagnose
neuropathies, including carpal tunnel syndrome and diabetic peripheral neuropathy, announced today that it has received an updated FDA 510(k) clearance for its NC-stat nerve conduction testing system.