Associated Conditions for Bowel Obstruction
Bowel Obstruction as a risk factor:
Another type of associated condition is one for which Bowel Obstruction
is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Bowel Obstruction is listed as a risk
About associated conditions for Bowel Obstruction:
Associated conditions are those which appear
statistically related, but do not have
a clear cause or effect relationship.
Whereas the complications
are caused by Bowel Obstruction,
and underlying causes
may be causes of Bowel Obstruction,
the following list shows associated conditions
that simply appear with higher frequency in people
who have Bowel Obstruction.
In some cases, there may be overlap
between this list and risk factors
for Bowel Obstruction.
People with Bowel Obstruction may be more likely to
get a condition on the list of associated conditions,
or the reverse may be true, or both.
Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply
coincidentally related to Bowel Obstruction
is not always clear.
For general information,
see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.