steatorrhea


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ste·a·tor·rhe·a

 (stē′ə-tə-rē′ə, stē-ăt′ə-)
n.
1. Overaction of the sebaceous glands.
2. Excessive discharge of fat in the feces.
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Noun1.steatorrhea - the presence of greater than normal amounts of fat in the feces which are frothy and foul smelling and floating; a symptom of disorders of fat metabolism and malabsorption syndrome
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Translations

ste·a·tor·rhe·a

, stearrhea
n. esteatorrea, exceso de grasa en las heces fecales.
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Although orlistat (Xenical) is known as a unique anti-obesity drug [51] today, it has also some side effects such as fecal incontinence, flatulence, and steatorrhea [52,53].
Frequency and percentage were calculated for gender, jaundice, vomiting, hematemesis, abdominal distension, itching, weight loss, fever, stool color, steatorrhea, blood transfusion, pallor, edema, spider naevi, bruise, ascites, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, caput medusae, encephalopathy and etiology of the chronic liver disease.
To maximize caloric intake, high fat diets were fed, but it was observed that if these diets were fed to inappetent piscivores kept in water, birds were at high risk of suffering waterproofing problems due to plumage contamination from steatorrhea.
Clinical symptoms are nonspecific and can include vomiting, steatorrhea, failure to thrive, poor weight gain, abdominal distension, and abnormal neurological development.
Patient presents with chronic postprandial pain, nausea, vomiting, borborgymi, alternating diarrhoea and constipation, weight loss, anaemia, steatorrhea, tenderness and fever, when symptomatic.
Table 5: Clinical presentations of FCPD in different studies Criteria Western Kerala [10] countries [4-6] Age of cases >30 years Most of >30 90% Sex-M:F 03:1 02:1 Nutritional status Good 90% Undernourished Socioeconomical status Good Poor Abdominal pain 93% 70%-95% Steatorrhea 30% Not recorded Alcoholism 70%-90% 20% Pancreatic calcification 25%-35% 60%-95% Diabetes mellitus 11.
05) reduction in abdominal pain, heart burn, sucking sensation, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distension, increased stool frequency, loose stools, hard stools, evacuation urgency and steatorrhea.
Healthcare providers individualize dosage requirements for each patient depending on severity of clinical symptoms, body weight, degree of steatorrhea, and amount of fat in diet (Al-Kaade, 2015; Kizior et al.
Her temperature at that time was normal, the stool sample had a light yellow color, and there was no sign of diarrhea or steatorrhea.
Descriptions of the symptoms of this disease, including pain, steatorrhea, malabsorption syndrome, and weight loss, are found in almost all medical books, textbooks, and articles.
Classical CD presents with signs and symptoms of malabsorption characterized by diarrhea, steatorrhea, abdominal distention, weight loss, and growth failure.