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136 Possible Causes for Acute Kidney Failure, Black Vomit, Sudden Death

  • Amphotericin B

    ., fever, persistent sore throat ), mental/mood changes, seizures , black stools, vomit that looks like coffee grounds.[webmd.com] We report some patients with kala-azar in whom coadministration of SAG and amphotericin B led to arrhythmia and sudden death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Pyelonephritis

    In children, signs of sepsis include laboured breathing, listlessness, loss of appetite, floppiness, fretfulness, green or black vomit and irritability.[ada.com] Other complications include: recurring kidney infections the infection spreading to areas around the kidneys acute kidney failure kidney abscess Pyelonephritis can be a serious[healthline.com] The suddenness of the patient's death did not allow time for further investigation and therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    […] of blood Bloody or black stools Blood in the urine Vaginal bleeding Unexplained bruises Severe abdominal or back pain Seizures or loss of consciousness in advanced cases[healthcommunities.com] Organ failure, such as liver, pancreas, or kidney failure Other less common causes, such as snake bite venom, toxic drug reaction, blood transfusion reaction, organ transplant[labtestsonline.org] Hemorrhage into the central nervous system may cause acute onset of neurological dysfunction or sudden death.[addl.purdue.edu]

  • Cholera

    The first patient was a 23-year-old black African woman with a 2-day history of watery diarrhea and vomiting associated with a temperature of 39.7 C.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] death ... cholera's nasty comeback Diarrhoea, vomiting, sudden death ... cholera's nasty comeback Aid workers warn of 'devastating' cholera outbreak in South Sudan Aid workers[theguardian.com] In severe untreated cases, death may occur within hours, but with simple treatment full recovery can be expected.[sahealth.sa.gov.au]

  • Tonsillitis

    vomit (GOSH 2017) For most children, however, a tonsillectomy won't be necessary.[babycentre.co.uk] , also referred to as acute kidney injury.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The initial report of this infant's death was questionable sudden infant death syndrome and questionable smothering.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    She also began vomiting a bilious substance that soon turned darker and greener. By Wednesday night, her vomit was almost black.[about-ecoli.com] HUS is the most common cause of acute kidney failure in infants and young children.[medicinenet.com] Nonetheless, we speculate that a direct cardiac compromise accounts for many cases of childhood hemolytic-uremic syndrome complicated by sudden death during the initial hospitalization[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophageal Varices

    Signs of bleeding include: Vomiting blood Black, tarry or bloody stool Feeling lightheaded or passing out (usually when there is a lot of bleeding).[giforkids.com] Other complications may include TIPS-associated hemolysis (approximately 10%), stent infection, hemorrhage, and acute kidney injury associated with intraprocedural intravenous[emedicine.medscape.com] PROGNOSIS AND TREATMENT CHARACTERIZATION PROGNOSTIC FACTORS SUDDEN DEATH Esophageal variceal hemorrhage presenting as sudden death in outpatients. Tsokos M, Turk EE.[thedoctorsdoctor.com]

  • Arsine Poisoning

    Vomiting. Diarrhea – with severe gastrointestinal bleeding, black diarrhea may be evident. Hypersalivation – increased saliva production.[healthhype.com] Renal Kidney failure due to acute tubular destruction is a significant sequela of arsine exposure.[sccgov.org] Severe acute arsine exposure may result in sudden death. Lee JY, Eom M, Yang JW, Han BG, Choi SO, Kim JS.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Acute gastrointestinal bleeding first will appear as vomiting of blood, bloody bowel movements, or black, tarry stools.[emedicinehealth.com] […] renal failure.[bmcnephrol.biomedcentral.com] Your stools are black and look like tar. You have belly pain. You vomit or have nausea. You have trouble swallowing, or it hurts when you swallow.[myhealth.alberta.ca]

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    There may be black, sooty marks near a fire. Symptoms may include: Headache. Nausea and vomiting. Vertigo. Alteration in consciousness. A subjective feeling of weakness.[patient.info] Mild rhabdomyolysis with acute kidney failure was diagnosed and despite two subsequent hyperbaric sessions, haemodialysis was necessary.The kidney failure resolved within[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It can cause sudden illness and death. CO is found in combustion fumes, such as those made by cars and trucks, lanterns, stoves, gas ranges and heating systems.[nlm.nih.gov]

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