Associated Conditions of Radiation sickness


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

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

Last revision: June 12, 2003

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