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Disease Steatitis

Name Steatitis
Synonym Steatitides
Definition A disease of cats and mink characterized by a marked inflammation of adipose tissue and the deposition of 'ceroid' pigment in the interstices of the adipose cells. It is believed to be caused by feeding diets containing too much unsaturated fatty acid and too little vitamin E. (Merck Veterinary Manual, 5th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)
Categories Animal disease | Nutrition disorder
MeSH® ID D013231
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1. DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nutrition Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Malnutrition Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Deficiency Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Avitaminosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vitamin E Deficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Steatitis
2. DiseasesAnimal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Steatitis

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