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Journal Article
Study

Iatrogenic harm caused by diagnostic errors in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva.

Kitterman JA, Kantanie S, Rocke DM, et al. Pediatrics. 2005;116:e654-61.

The authors studied diagnostic errors for a rare genetic disease and found that misdiagnoses and unnecessary medical procedures resulted from failures in information transfer.