Associated Conditions of Chickenpox


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

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

Last revision: October 23, 2003

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