Associated Conditions of Chronic kidney failure


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 Chronic kidney failure, and underlying causes may be causes of Chronic kidney failure, the following list shows associated conditions that simply appear with higher frequency in people who have Chronic kidney failure. In some cases, there may be overlap between this list and risk factors for Chronic kidney failure. People with Chronic kidney failure 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 Chronic kidney failure is not always clear. For general information, see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.

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

Last revision: April 2, 2003

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