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complications (disease)

The concurrent coexistence of two or more conditions or disease states; the conditions may pre-exist or follow (sequelae) the onset of a primary disease and may be etiologically unrelated to each other.
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  • concurrent disease conditions
  • disease complications
  • concomitant disease conditions
  • associated disease conditions
  • coexistent disease conditions
  • sequelae
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