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