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