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Descriptor English: Diagnosis, Differential
Descriptor Spanish: Diagnóstico Diferencial
Descriptor diagnóstico diferencial
Scope note: Determinación de cuál de dos o más enfermedades o afecciones está sufriendo un paciente mediante comparación sistematizada y contraste de los resultados de los medios diagnósticos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Diagnóstico Diferencial
Descriptor French: Diagnostic différentiel
Entry term(s): Diagnoses, Differential
Differential Diagnoses
Differential Diagnosis
Tree number(s): E01.171
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003937
Scope note: Determination of which one of two or more diseases or conditions a patient is suffering from by systematically comparing and contrasting results of diagnostic measures.
Annotation: NIM; correct NIM coord for "mimicking", "simulating"; Manual 26.13+; in Chinese traditional med index bianzheng shizhi ("differentiation of symptoms & signs") under DIAGNOSIS, DIFFERENTIAL (IM) + MEDICINE, CHINESE TRADITIONAL (IM); DF: DIAG DIFFER
Entry Version: DIAG DIFFER
DeCS ID: 3965
Unique ID: D003937
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1994/05/23
Diagnosis, Differential - Preferred
Concept UI M0006172
Scope note Determination of which one of two or more diseases or conditions a patient is suffering from by systematically comparing and contrasting results of diagnostic measures.
Preferred term Diagnosis, Differential
Entry term(s) Diagnoses, Differential
Differential Diagnoses
Differential Diagnosis



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