Associated Conditions of Hemochromatosis


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

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

Last revision: May 28, 2003

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