Table 2

Frequencies of missed diagnoses (N=48)

Diagnostic errorMissed diagnoses (n)
Cancer4
Dermatitis3
Hypertension3
Acute pancreatitis2
Appendicitis2
Ovarian cyst2
Parotitis2
Pneumonia2
Shingles2
Sinusitis2
Achilles tendon rupture1
Bronchitis1
Cerebral infarction1
Endometriosis1
Fracture1
Gallstone1
Gout1
Hives1
Influenza1
Otosclerosis1
Meningitis1
Myocardial infarction1
Osteoarthritis1
Peritonitis1
Plantar fasciitis1
Polyneuropathy1
Retinal detachment1
Rheumatoid arthritis1
Sacroiliac arthritis1
Streptococcal infection1
Upper respiratory infection1
Urinary stone1
Uterine fibroid1
Uveitis1