Pediatría Atención Primaria
versión impresa ISSN 1139-7632
GUERRA AGUIRRE, M. E.. Keriorrhea: two cases report. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria [online]. 2012, vol.14, n.53, pp.49-52. ISSN 1139-7632. http://dx.doi.org/10.4321/S1139-76322012000100009.
Known as keriorrhea (orange oily anal leakage), the rectal excretion of a greasy substance after consumption of certain fish with high fat content. The case of two kids that developed these symptoms after intake of butterfish is presented. This entity is self-limited and benign. It is important to have some knowledge about these cases to avoid unnecessary examination, and for its notification and epidemiological investigation.
Palabras clave : Faeces orange oil; Fish intake.