Underdiagnosis

misdiagnosis and concomintant conditions

Recorded misdiagnosis and diagnoses that can be seen concomitantly with SCDS (in alphabetic order):

  • ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)
  • AUTISM
  • CSF LEAK
  • CHIARI MALFORMATION
  • CHRONIC BPPV
  • CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME (CFS)
  • EUSTACHIAN TUBE DYSFUNCTION
  • FIBROMYALGIA
  • HYPOTHYROIDISM
  • INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION
  • LYME DISEASE
  • MÉNIÈRE’S DISEASE
  • MIGRAINE ASSOCIATED VERTIGO (MAV)
  • MYALGIC ENCEPALOMYLITIS (ME)
  • PATULOUS EUSTACHIAN TUBE (PET)
  • POST-CONCUSSIVE SYNDROME
  • POST-VIRAL FATIGUE SYNDROME
  • PSYCHOLOGICAL/MENTAL PROBLEMS
  • WHIPLASH

The list is incomplete.  Please note that SCDS can be misdiagnosed as one of the above and/or be present concomitantly with the above.  In fact, some of these diagnoses are suspected to be more commonly present among the SCDS population.

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