Associated Conditions of Inflammatory bowel disease


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

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

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