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

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

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