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glossary:steatorrhea

(1) Excess fat in the feces due to a malabsorption syndrome caused by disease of the intestinal mucosa or pancreatic enzyme deficiency. The feces are bulky, greasy, malodorous and pale in color.

See also:

Intestinal Lymphangiectasia

Hennekam Syndrome

Hennekam Lymphangiectasia Syndrome

Lympangiectasia

glossary/steatorrhea.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)