pancreatic steatorrhea


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pan·cre·at·ic ste·a·tor·rhe·a

steatorrhea due to the absence of pancreatic juice from the intestine.

steatorrhea

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.

pancreatic steatorrhea
see exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.
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