Steatorrhea may indicate

pancreas insufficiency which for example occurs in

Shwachman Diamond Syndrome and Cystic Fibrosis.

Last modified
5 January 2019
25907-7 Pancreatic Elastase in Stool
16142-2 : Fat [Mass/time] in 24 hour Stool

The diapers of the baby contain foul-smelling fatty faeces. This can be a sign of steatorrhea, which may indicate:

Rare Condition

Shwachman Diamond Syndrome

Shwachman-Diamond syndrome is complex condition which affects different body functions.

The pancreas  produces less enzymes for the uptake of food. 

The bone marrow malfunctions and...


Exocrine Pancreas Insufficiency is usually diagnosed in the first year...