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Causes of Steatorrhea

Causes of Steatorrhea

Steatorrhea is caused by fat malabsorption due to cystic fibrosis, lipase deficiency or liver disorders.

List of causes of Steatorrhea

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Steatorrhea) that could possibly cause Steatorrhea includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Steatorrhea

Steatorrhea: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Steatorrhea, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Steatorrhea:

Steatorrhea: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Steatorrhea: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Steatorrhea as a symptom:

Conditions listing Steatorrhea as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Steatorrhea. Our database lists the following as having Steatorrhea as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Steatorrhea:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Steatorrhea as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Related information on causes of Steatorrhea:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Steatorrhea may be found in:


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