Posted on Aug 09, 2019
Each year in the U.S., over 12 million adults who seek outpatient medical care receive a misdiagnosis, according to a recent study by BMJ Quality & Safety. That translates to about 5 percent of adults, or 1 out of 20 adult patients.
From the most commonly misdiagnosed cancers to shocking second opinion stats, we’ve broken down misdiagnosis prevalence by the numbers.
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