Associated Conditions of Stroke


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

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


Last revision: June 18, 2003

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