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330 Possible Causes for Black Vomit, Fever, Sudden Death

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Acute gastrointestinal bleeding first will appear as vomiting of blood, bloody bowel movements, or black, tarry stools.[emedicinehealth.com] Abstract Gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage is not a common complication of Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] radiographs were performed and sputum specimens were collected from all patients, and those patients without clear signs of pneumonia (positive chest radiograph, positive cough, fever[dukespace.lib.duke.edu]

  • Yellow Fever

    The trademark of the disease, however, was the victim's black vomit, composed of blood and stomach acids.[web.archive.org] This sudden exit was of common occurrence. The whole number of deaths in 1793 by yellow fever was more than four thousand."[web.archive.org] Yellow fever is caused by an enveloped RNA virus called yellow fever virus.[symptoma.com]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    Signs and symptoms of bleeding in the digestive system include: Bright red vomit or vomit that looks like coffee grounds Bright red blood in your stool or black, tarry stools[web.archive.org] METHODS: We present an unusual case of sudden death owing to acute pulmonary embolism after undergoing total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] High grade fever is a rare presentation of thromboembolic phenomenon. PATIENT CONCERNS: A middle aged woman presented with high grade fevers.[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] We present a case of previously unreported sudden unexpected death from noncirrhotic PVT in an asymptomatic elderly woman, review the literature of this entity, and examine[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, fever in the EIS group was significantly higher compared to that of in the EVL group (n   17, 26.6% versus n   6, 10.0%, P   .02).[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] Hemorrhage into the central nervous system may cause acute onset of neurological dysfunction or sudden death.[addl.purdue.edu] Abstract Objective Cases of Japanese spotted fever (JSF) are sometimes complicated by disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) with an abnormal liver function, resulting[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    Abdominal pain, weight loss, jaundice, and vomiting are some typical symptoms.[merckmanuals.com] Lessons from sudden coronary death: a comprehensive morphological classification scheme for atherosclerotic lesions. ‎[books.google.ro] One year after the second procedure, the patient enjoys good health and has been free of fever and abdominal pain and has not received any antibiotic therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    […] marks on the skin, severe pain, fever, chills, fatigue and vomiting.[medicaldaily.com] Sudden death in periparturient sheep associated with Clostridium sordellii . Vet. Rec. 153 : 340 . 16. Cohen, A. L., et al. 2007 .[iai.asm.org] Although empirical intraperitoneal antibiotics were administered for the diagnosis of CAPD-related peritonitis, her fever did not subside.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] 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] Mild carbon monoxide poisoning may present as viral symptoms in the absence of fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tricyclic Antidepressant Overdose

    AC is unpalatable and can cause vomiting, thus in children it can be mixed with ice cream. Patients should also be warned that it will make their stools black.[academic.oup.com] deaths in patients with structurally normal hearts [Circulation 2005;111(5):659-70].[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Seizures Pyramidal signs and rigidity Ophthalmoplegia Anticholinergic features Dry mouth Blurred vision Dilated pupils Urinary retention Ileus, absent bowel sounds High fever[derangedphysiology.com]

  • Exsanguination

    Cardiac arrest and sudden death in dialysis units. Kidney Int. 2001;60:350–7. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 5. Winsett OE, Wolma FJ.[link.springer.com] Incidence and prognostic significance of fever following intracerebral hemorrhage. Neurology 2000;54:354–61 16.[journals.lww.com] "Esophageal Variceal Hemorrhage Presenting as Sudden Death in Outpatients".[simple.wikipedia.org]

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