Associated Conditions for Gallstones
Excerpts on associated medical conditions for Gallstones:
Gallstones and kidney
are not related. They form in different areas of the body. If a
person has a gallstone, he or she is not necessarily more likely to
develop kidney stones. (Source: excerpt from Gallstones: NWHIC
List of associated medical conditions for Gallstones:
The list of conditions mentioned by various sources
as associated with Gallstones includes:
Gallstones as a risk factor:
Another type of associated condition is one for which Gallstones
is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Gallstones is listed as a risk
About associated conditions for Gallstones:
Associated conditions are those which appear
statistically related, but do not have
a clear cause or effect relationship.
Whereas the complications
are caused by Gallstones,
and underlying causes
may be causes of Gallstones,
the following list shows associated conditions
that simply appear with higher frequency in people
who have Gallstones.
In some cases, there may be overlap
between this list and risk factors
People with Gallstones 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 Gallstones
is not always clear.
For general information,
see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.