Azotorrhea

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Azotorrhea is the excessive discharge of nitrogenous substances in the feces or urine. As in when people eat a diet high in protein they may suffer from increased amount of amino acid byproduct (nitrogen) being broken and excreted through defecation or urination.[1][2]

This condition may also be present in situations of pancreatic disease, such as in chronic alcoholism or cystic fibrosis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mitchell & Herlong page 468
  2. ^ AZOTORRHEA (Search FastHealth.com) AZOTORRHEA