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