Keriorrhea is the production of greasy, orange-colored stools which results from the consumption of indigestible wax esters found in oilfish and escolar.[1][2]

Other namesOily diarrhea, oily orange diarrhea, anal leakage, oily orange leakage

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  1. ^ Ho Ling K, Nichols PD, But PP (2009). "Chapter 1 fish-induced keriorrhea". Adv. Food Nutr. Res. 57: 1–52. doi:10.1016/S1043-4526(09)57001-5. PMID 19595384.
  2. ^ Robles, I; Vásquez, JM; Loehnert, R; Espino, A; Biel, F; Correa, I; Gobelet, J; Sáenz, M; Saenz, C; Sáenz, R (Feb 2012). "[Orange oily anal leakage: a new entity linked to dietary changes]". Gastroenterologia y hepatologia. 35 (2): 74–7. doi:10.1016/j.gastrohep.2011.11.009. PMID 22266298.