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558 Possible Causes for Black Stools, Jaundice, Melena

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Signs of liver disease, such as palmar erythema, gynaecomastia, spider naevi and jaundice [ 9 ]. Hepatomegaly (in chronic alcoholic liver disease the liver is shrunken).[patient.info] Hematemesis and melena: Mallory-Weiss syndrome. Tokai J Exp Clin Med. 1980 Jul;5(3):289-92.[bestpractice.bmj.com] Symptoms include vomiting blood, black stool, decreased blood pressure, increased heart rate and massive hemorrhage.[livestrong.com]

  • Gastric Cancer

    Jaundice and pallor may be apparent as well.[symptoma.com] Symptoms of Gastric CancerSymptom PercentWeight loss 62%Abdominal pain 52%Nausea 34%Dysphagia 26%Melena 20%Early satiety 18%Ulcer type pain 17% 10.[slideshare.net] Gastric cancer symptoms may include a loss of appetite, indigestion, nausea, stomach discomfort, heartburn, black stool, vomiting, unintentional weight loss, feeling full[columbiasurgery.org]

  • Portal Hypertension

    […] and left abdominal pain or fullness as a result Because portal hypertension is commonly caused by cirrhosis, liver failure symptoms can also indicate portal hypertension: Jaundice[radiology.ucla.edu] The clinical presentation is quite variable, with melena and hematemesis being initial symptoms in 30%-70% of the cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Presentation History For causes of liver disease: History of jaundice. Alcohol consumption.[patient.info]

  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

    Evaluations of her jaundice revealed chronic parenchymal liver disease with multiple nodules in the liver with early portal hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some commons signs of HHT include recurring/frequent nosebleeds, telangiectases that appear on the skin’s surface in your 30s and 40s, black stools, back pain and loss of[my.clevelandclinic.org] In this report, we presented a Chinese patient with recurrent melena due to gastric angiodysplasia in HHT treated successfully with thalidomide.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

    CASE PRESENTATION: A 66-year-old lady with neurofibromatosis type 1 presented with painless progressive jaundice for six months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 95-year-old Japanese woman presented to our hospital with intermittent vomiting and several episodes of melena.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case 4 A 48 years old male presented with passage of black stool. Upper GI endoscopy showed 4-5 cm polypoidal ulcerated growth with in greater curvature of the stomach.[omicsonline.org]

  • Toxic Hepatitis

    Abstract An epidemic of jaundice probably due to toxic hepatitis occurred in three adjoining districts of Northwest India during the period November and December, 1974.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a 60-year-old man with exfoliative dermatitis, jaundice, increase in liver enzymes and eosinophilia one day after accidental dermal exposure to butachlor toxin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract An epidemic of liver disease, characterized by onset with high fever, rapidly progressive jaundice, and ascites occurred in a rural area of India.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hemophilia

    Look for jaundice, other signs of liver failure (eg, cirrhosis from viral infection), and signs of opportunistic infections in patients who are HIV seroconverted.[web.archive.org] Signs and symptoms of GI involvement include: • Fever • Abdominal distention and pain • Melena (bloody stool) • Hip flexion contracture (iliopsoas muscle spasm due to retroperitoneal[physio-pedia.com] Most people can safely return to work after the jaundice clears, even if their liver function test results aren’t quite normal.[arizonahemophilia.org]

  • Massive Hepatic Necrosis

    Cook GC, Sherlock S: Jaundice and its relation to therapeutic agents.[link.springer.com] […] malignant (see also Necrosis, liver) 570 parenchymatous (acute) (see also Necrosis, liver) 570 subacute (see also Necrosis, liver) 570 Hepatodystrophy 570 Icterus (see also Jaundice[icd9data.com] High serum transaminase elevation, increased bilirubin, and jaundice. High viral load.[demosmedical.com]

  • Amanita Phalloides Poisoning

    Jaundice, hepatomegaly and neurological symptoms were not present, but liver enzymes were moderately increased. Alfa-amanitin was detected in sera of all patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Intoxication symptoms usually appear after a latent period and may include gastrointestinal disorders followed by jaundice, seizures, and coma, culminating in death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, elevations in alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) become evident at this stage, with jaundice clinically apparent in some individuals[symptoma.com]

  • Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis

    RESULTS: Six patients who underwent PBD experienced short-term resolution of jaundice and pruritus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Follow-up at 138 days revealed resolution of jaundice and pruritus and soft-to-hard stools (6-8 daily).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC) is an inherited disorder of impaired bile acid transport and excretion, which presents with jaundice and pruritus in the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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