Associated Conditions of Hepatitis B


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

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

Last revision: May 29, 2003

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