Nicotine Addiction Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jul 16, 2018
  • Author: R Gregory Lande, DO, COL (Ret), FACN, FAOAAM; 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