Pale stool Overview
Pale or light colored stool can be a symptom of various disorders of the biliary system. The stool may appear very pale, or as light yellow stool or light brown stool.
Causes include pancreatic disorders, gall bladder disease, and liver disorders. A patient with pale stool from biliary disease will often also have other symptoms such as jaundice and darkened urine.
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- Pancreas Disorders: Pancreas disorders, or pancreatic disorders, are those affecting the pancreas, which is an organ in the abdomen. Examples include Pancreatitis
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- Liver Disorders: The liver is a large organ that can have various disorders. Infection or inflammation of the liver is called hepatitis
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- Biliary Disorders: Biliary Disorders related to the production of bile by the liver and related organs including the gall bladder. Common biliary
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- Jaundice: Jaundice is the characteristic yellowing of the skin and eyes. The yellow appearance is caused by a yellow pigment in
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- Cirrhosis of the Liver: Cirrhosis of the liver, or hepatic cirrhosis, is a severe chronic disease of the liver. It is best known as
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