Definition of differential diagnosis in English:

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differential diagnosis


The process of differentiating between two or more conditions which share similar signs or symptoms.
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  • These questions pursue whether the autopsy provided clarification of differential diagnoses, confirmed major diagnoses, and provided information about treatment effects.
  • In conclusion, the differential diagnosis in renal allograft biopsy is quite broad.
  • These tumors are rare, but clinically should be considered in the differential diagnoses of cervical lesions.

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