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374 Possible Causes for Black Stools, Epigastric Pain

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    A 50-year-old female was referred to our hospital because of postprandial epigastric pain and pancreatic head mass.[] On admission, an elastic hard mass with tenderness was palpable in the epigastric region.[]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Sometimes, myocardial infarction can appear as dyspepsia and epigastric pain. In children, abdominal pain may be the only presenting feature in pneumonia.[] Common symptoms include: loss of appetite indigestion black stools nausea vomiting bloody vomit that looks like used coffee grounds pain in the upper part of the abdomen a[] Pain radiation: Does the pain radiate to the back, to the right lower quadrant, or to the left side? Serious conditions can masquerade as GI symptoms.[]

  • Duodenal Ulcer

    Typical symptoms of duodenal ulcers include epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, chest pain and shortness of breath.[] Pain that gets better or worse with eating Nausea or vomiting Signs of blood in vomit Black stools that are sticky like tar, which means the ulcer is bleeding How are ulcers[] Left: 43 year-old man with hematemesis (vomiting blood) and melena (black, tarry stools), found to have two ulcers in the duodenal bulb: a small ulcer in the foreground, and[]

  • Peptic Ulcer

    Signs and Symptoms of Peptic Ulcer Disease The most common symptom of peptic ulcer disease is burning pain in the upper center of the abdomen (called epigastric pain).[] Melenablack very sticky stool, often compared to roof tar. This is a common symptom of a bleeding ulcer.[] In some other patients, generalised pain is described while epigastric pain is seen in rare cases.[]

  • Meckel Diverticulum

    A 20-year-old male patient denying previous systemic disease and complaining of epigastric pain for 5 days came to our emergency department for help.[] A 26-year-old male with episodic black colored stool since last 10 years.[] Keller, M.D. 1 Citing Article A 10-year-old boy presented to the emergency department with increasing periumbilical and epigastric pain after a 3-week period of intermittent[]

  • Gastric Ulcer

    An 81-year-old man presented with epigastric pain and weight loss for one month. He had a past history of pulmonary tuberculosis, 10 years ago.[] stools.[] She presented with epigastric pain and melena after surgery.[]

  • Gastric Adenocarcinoma

    A 58-year-old man with epigastric pain was referred to our hospital and underwent an esophagogastroduodenoscopy.[] Stomach cancers may also bleed, resulting in the vomiting of blood or the appearance of black, tarry stools (melena).[] A 56-year-old woman presented with epigastric pain and weight loss. Endoscopy showed an irregular depressed hyperemic lesion covered with a whitish plaque on the cardia.[]

  • Esophagitis

    An eleven-year girl presented with uncontrolled type I diabetes mellitus and recurrent epigastric pain with vomiting. Her oral intake was satisfactory.[] Black stools, anemia (low red-blood cell count), and vomiting of blood are signs of bleeding.[] Postprandial distress syndrome (PDS) and epigastric pain syndrome (EPS) were defined according to the Rome III criteria.[]

  • Acute Iron Intoxication

    A 24 y/o male, after attempting suicide by ingesting liquid ferric chloride, presented with protracted vomiting and epigastric pain.[] The patient underwent with post-vomiting bronchoaspiration and black stools; for this reason, the patient is intubated and put on mechanical ventilation.[] Shortly thereafter, she had nausea and one episode of scant hematemesis with epigastric pain and one episode of watery diarrhea.[]

  • Corrosive Gastritis

    Ten days later, he was admitted due to epigastric pain and hematemesis.[] Call your provider if you develop: Pain in the upper part of the belly or abdomen that does not go away Black or tarry stools Vomiting blood or coffee-ground-like material[] A 71 year-old male who had severe epigastric pain for several days, he had been using aspirin. Video Endoscopic Sequence 1 of 3.[]

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