Associated Conditions of Bowel Obstruction


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

Bowel Obstruction as a risk factor: Another type of associated condition is one for which Bowel Obstruction is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Bowel Obstruction is listed as a risk factor includes:


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