Cystoisosporiasis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Dec 02, 2015
  • Author: Venkat R Minnaganti, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Clinical presentation may mimic those of gastrointestinal (GI) and other diseases. Conditions to be considered in the diagnosis of cystoisosporiasis include the following:

  • Aeromonas infection

  • Appendicitis

  • Atypical mycobacterial infection

  • Bacterial overgrowth syndrome

  • Campylobacter infection

  • Cholera

  • Clostridium difficile infection

  • Constipation

  • Crohn disease

  • Cytomegalovirus infection

  • Diverticulitis

  • Echovirus

  • Eosinophilic gastroenteritis

  • Food poisoning

  • Gastroenteritis, bacterial

  • Hemolytic-uremic syndrome

  • Hepatitis A

  • Hookworm infection

  • Hymenolepiasis

  • Intestinal enterokinase deficiency

  • Intestinal malrotation

  • Intestinal radiation injury

  • Intestinal volvulus

  • Intussusception

  • Irritable bowel syndrome

  • Kaposi sarcoma

  • Lactose intolerance

  • Lymphoma

  • Malabsorption syndromes

  • Norwalk virus

  • Peptic ulcer disease

  • Protein-losing enteropathy

  • Sarcocystis infection

  • Short bowel syndrome

  • Small-bowel obstruction

  • Soy protein intolerance

  • Sprue

  • Ulcerative colitis

  • Volvulus

  • Whipworm

Differential Diagnoses