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268 Possible Causes for Ascites, Gastric Ulcer, Melena

  • Gastric Cancer

    Imaging studies showed massive ascites and tumor infiltration in the omentum and peritoneal wall.[] He had undergone Billroth-II subtotal gastrectomy for a bleeding gastric ulcer 30 years ago.[] Symptoms of Gastric CancerSymptom PercentWeight loss 62%Abdominal pain 52%Nausea 34%Dysphagia 26%Melena 20%Early satiety 18%Ulcer type pain 17% 10.[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Although this is a short-term, expensive treatment, it can help mobilize ascites and increase serum albumin.[] Also, alcohol's ability to interrupt the bone marrow's red blood cell production and to cause bleeding from gastric ulcers may lead to the development of iron deficiency anemia[] Hematemesis and melena: Mallory-Weiss syndrome. Tokai J Exp Clin Med. 1980 Jul;5(3):289-92.[]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Abnormal Central Venous Pressure Acute Cholecystitis Acute Coronary Syndrome Acute Mountain Sickness Airflow Limitation Alcohol Abuse Appendicitis, Adult Appendicitis, Child Ascites[] The lesions showing bleeding were caused by reflux esophagitis (five patients), gastric ulcer (two patients), gastric erosion due to mucosal inclusion in the side hole of[] The clinical presentation features primarily hematemesis, melena, and epigastric pain.[]

  • Duodenal Ulcer

    Since neither ascites nor free air were detected on CT and her family did not wish for aggressive medical treatment, the patient received clinical observation and conservative[] Abstract Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection underlies gastric ulcer disease, gastric cancer and duodenal ulcer disease.[] A 48-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital due to melena. An upper endoscopy revealed a small ulcer with oozing adjacent minor papilla.[]

  • Cushing Ulcer

    Ascites may be apparent if the cancer cells have metastasized to the liver.[] The end result is increased secretion of gastric acid with eventual ulceration of the gastric mucosa.[] Upon further questioning, the family reported 3 months of occasional coffee-ground emesis and melena prior to admission.[]

  • Gastric Adenocarcinoma

    We present a quite rare case of chylous ascites associated with signet ring cell gastric adenocarcinoma.[] To date, 6 years after her first diagnosis, the second oesophagogastroduodenoscopy was performed and showed a large gastric ulcer at the incisura extending to the gastric[] A 60-year-old man who had a pain and distention in his upper abdomen presented melena. Gastroscopy and pathology revealed a gastric cancer.[]

  • Cecal Adenocarcinoma

    […] colitis may occur if chronic obstruction Metastases from Colon Cancer Liver (25%) Retroperitoneal and mesenteric nodes (15%) Hydronephrosis (13%) Adrenal (10%) Ovarian mets Ascites[] […] cancer 胃癌 gastric juice secretion胃液分泌 gastric ulcer (ulcer of stomach) 胃潰瘍 gastroduodenal ulcer 胃十二指腸潰瘍 gastroesophageal junction食道胃接合部 gastroesophageal reflux胃食道逆流 gastrointestinal[] Center: Large cecal carcinoma in a 91 year-old woman with weight loss, anemia and an episode of melena; she also had a large villous adenoma in the left colon.[]

  • Portal Hypertension

    The serum-ascites albumin gradient value of 1.9 g/dL and the total protein level in the ascites of 3.1 g/dL indicated the ascites to have been caused by portal hypertension[] Other causes of GI bleeding (eg, duodenal or gastric ulcer, Mallory-Weiss lacerations) account for bleeding in the remaining patients.[] The clinical presentation is quite variable, with melena and hematemesis being initial symptoms in 30%-70% of the cases.[]

  • Acute Gastritis

    He described chronic gastritis as "Gastritide" and erroneously believed that gastritis was the cause of ascites, typhoid fever, and meningitis.[] Acute Gastritis Gastric Ulcer Drug: Selbex Phase 4 Study Type : Interventional (Clinical Trial) Actual Enrollment : 1184 participants Allocation: Non-Randomized Intervention[] Signs of mild to massive upper GI bleeding, including melena or 'coffee ground' hematemesis, may also arise.[]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    On multivariate analysis, alcohol consumption, ascites, encephalopathy, infection, Maddrey's discriminant function, and the model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) score[] In this report, we describe two autopsy cases of death due to upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (Case 1: gastric ulcer, Case 2: aortoduodenal fistula).[] Five months after the surgery, she was re-admitted because of melena and anemia.[]

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