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244 Possible Causes for Black Stools, Liver Cirrhosis, Sudden Death

  • Esophageal Varices

    Ballooning of blood vessels (veins) may cause vessels to rupture causing: vomiting of blood, tarry black stools.[] PROGNOSIS AND TREATMENT CHARACTERIZATION PROGNOSTIC FACTORS SUDDEN DEATH Esophageal variceal hemorrhage presenting as sudden death in outpatients. Tsokos M, Turk EE.[] […] in patients with liver cirrhosis.[]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Tarry black stools indicate a bleeding source in the upper GI tract; bright red blood from the rectum usually indicates bleeding in the distal colon.[] death associated with cocaine.[] cirrhosis , cancer [3] Lower : hemorrhoids , cancer, inflammatory bowel disease [2] Diagnostic method Medical history and physical examination , blood tests [1] Treatment[]

  • Fatty Liver

    The person may vomit blood or pass black stools . If you have any additional questions, please see our frequently asked questions page .[] It is believed that the condition can cause 5-20% of all sudden death cases in young adults. What is a fatty liver?[] "Repeated liver inflammation in Nash can progress to scarring and hardening of liver (cirrhosis) and eventually liver function may be compromised or fail.[]

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    stools Blood in the urine Vaginal bleeding Unexplained bruises Severe abdominal or back pain Seizures or loss of consciousness in advanced cases (rare) Nausea Difficulty[] Hemorrhage into the central nervous system may cause acute onset of neurological dysfunction or sudden death.[] A 70-year-old Japanese man was hospitalized for expanding purpura and chronic disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) caused by decompensated liver cirrhosis.[]

  • Hemoperitoneum

    stools.[] Nevertheless, this event ought to be taken into account asa cause of sudden death in people with advanced liver disease.[] Due to liver cirrhosis, and no proper technical equipment we chose to perform simple hemostasis. Postoperative evolution was favorable.[]

  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

    These may include: abdominal pain vomiting up blood, which is called hematemesis involuntary retching bloody or black stools Blood in the vomit will usually be dark and clotted[] , unexpected death.[] Those patients with recurrent bleeding showed higher frequency for the presence of shock at initial manifestation, combined liver cirrhosis and endoscopic findings of active[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Symptoms include vomiting blood, black stool, decreased blood pressure, increased heart rate and massive hemorrhage.[] death of traumatic or neurological origin.[] To report the etiology of liver cirrhosis cases diagnosed at the University Hospital in Vitoria, Espirito Santo, Brazil.[]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Replacement of iron by the oral route is associated with mostly minor complications such as black stools, constipation, and abdominal discomfort.[] In piglets that have received an insufficient supply of iron to successfully reach weaning at three to four weeks of age, rapid breathing and sudden deaths can occur.[] In some people, iron pills cause stomach discomfort, nausea, diarrhea, constipation, and black stool. Iron is best absorbed if taken on an empty stomach.[]

  • Liver Disease

    The person may vomit blood or pass black stools . If you have any additional questions, please see our frequently asked questions page .[] This can lead to coma and sudden death. If liver diseases are treated at the very initial phase, then there is a good chance of the person recovering well.[] How do you get cirrhosis of the liver? Cirrhosis of the liver is a chronic (long-standing) liver disease.[]

  • Hypovolemia

    Signs and symptoms of internal hemorrhaging include: abdominal pain blood in the stool black, tarry stool (melena) blood in the urine vomiting blood chest pain abdominal swelling[] The sudden deaths that in rare cases follow bee stings or injection of certain medicines are due to anaphylactic reactions. Septic Shock.[] In patients with liver cirrhosis, albumin is given to improve relative hypovolemia caused by marked splanchnic arteriolar vasodilatation.[]

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