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The diagnostic criteria are still fuzzy, and the potential for overdiagnosis is enormous.
No standards can eliminate the risk of overdiagnosis.
The paper’s authors also say that an abnormal reading could cause an overdiagnosis of an infant, which could spark a visit to the ER, followed by unnecessary blood tests and X-rays.
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medical Definition of overdiagnosis
overdiagnoseplay \-ˈdī-ig-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz, -ˌdī-ig-ˈ, -əg-\ transitive verb overdiagnosed; overdiagnosing
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