Associated Conditions of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease


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

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


Last revision: June 10, 2003

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