Associated Conditions of Preeclampsia


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

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

Last revision: June 12, 2003

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