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