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