Associated Conditions of Pulmonary fibrosis


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

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

Last revision: May 27, 2003

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