Associated Conditions of Ulcerative colitis


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

Associated conditions list: The list of conditions mentioned by various sources as associated with Ulcerative colitis includes:

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


Last revision: June 23, 2003

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