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Comorbidities

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term432968
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termA pathologic or disease process concomitant with but unrelated to the primary disease. For example, a person diagnosed with lung cancer may also have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Property group:Help on this termIllness and/or Injury event

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this termStedman TL 2006. Stedman's Medical Dictionary. 28th edition. Maryland: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, page 417

Relational attributes

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Person with cancer—comorbidities Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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