Nicotine Addiction Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Aug 10, 2017
  • Author: R Gregory Lande, DO, FACN; Chief Editor: Glen L Xiong, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

In addition to the conditions listed in the differential diagnosis, other problems to be considered include the following:

  • Fetal growth retardation
  • Atherosclerotic vascular disease
  • Cancer
  • Histiocytosis X
  • Respiratory bronchitis
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Idiopathic pneumothorax
  • Low birth weight
  • Perinatal mortality

Differential Diagnoses