A failure to diagnose a medical condition is common. The failure of a medical practitioner to identify and appropriately treat a medical condition either by not identifying a problem at all or by miss identifying a problem can be negligent. The following are examples of reasons why a medical practitioner might fail to diagnose or misdiagnose a condition:
The most common consequences are usually confined for patients who have had a serious disease misdiagnosed as something not serious. Claims often arise in the following circumstances:
The failure to diagnose a condition early can impact the ultimate outcome of treatment and can sometimes render treatment not effective. Early and accurate diagnosis of problems a very important. This can be the difference between a patient surviving or dying.
If you believe that you may have an incorrect or Wrong diagnosis claims then please contact our Medical Negligence Solicitors on 020 3405 2860 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or complete our short form.
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