Associated Conditions of Acute Appendicitis


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

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

Last revision: April 9, 2003

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