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What Is Diagnosis Of Exclusion Mean
Look for other first: Typically, "a diagnosis of exclusion" refers to an ailment diagnosed if nothing else fits. Perhaps there are no tests for that problem, or it would be a mistake to jump to a conclusion without evaluation. Example: chest pain can be a symptom of a panic attack, but if not obviously so, needs to be a diagnosis of exclusion since a heart attack or pulmonary embolus can also cause chest pain. ...Read more
Not something else: It means that there is no test that can diagnose the condition, but there are tests to rule out other conditions that might be similar. If all those tests are negative, you might have the one condition that can't be tested for. When all other possible diagnoses have been excluded, you have the remaining diagnosis, hence the "diagnosis of exclusion". ...Read more
Is a PFO just a diagnosis of exclusion for stroke/tia seeing as 25% of population have it anyway or is it a real risk and needs to be closed ?
ICD-9 Code: Icd-9 code 296.34 is: major depressive affective disorder, recurrent episode, severe, specified as with psychotic behavior. For more guidance speak to the physician who coded it on a billing form. ...Read more
None if eligible: If you are an american citizen and have worked and paid into the system, you are eligible. ...Read more
See below: A cervical radiculopathy means that there is some process that is affecting one or more of the nerve roots in the neck. These nerves run from the spinal cord and make up the nerves to the arms. It can involve weakness and sensory changes in the arm such as pain, numbness and tingling or it can be pain only. When it is pain only we usually call it a radiculitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Contraindication(s): For most organ transplants, active infections and metastatic malignancies are usually considered contraindications. In addition, psychiatric conditions or lack of psychosocial support system that can affect the patient's compliance with immunosuppressive medications can exclude some potential recipients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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