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glossary:differential_diagnosis

The process of weighing the probability of one disease versus that of other diseases possibly accounting for a patient's illness. The differential diagnosis of rhinitis (a runny nose) includes allergic rhinitis (hayfever), the abuse of nasal decongestants and, of course, the common cold.

glossary/differential_diagnosis.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)