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Cirrhosis of the liver

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  • Posted By: Alicia Perrett
  • June 4, 2007
  • 10:04 PM

Why does someone with cirrhosis of the liver have greasy stool that floats in the toilet??? Can anyone help me??? Iam a nursing student who is baffled!!!

Alicia

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  • in cirrhosis,bile conjugation is reduced,thus fat esterification is inhibited since it requires conjugated bile, thus malabsorption of fats and fat soluble vitamins A,D,E,K....PATIENT HAS STEATORRHEA AND BLEEDING TENDENCIES
    ummkhalid 2 Replies
    • August 11, 2007
    • 08:53 PM
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