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170 Possible Causes for Black Vomit, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, Sudden Death

  • 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).[] Although rare, downhill esophageal varices should be considered in the differential diagnosis of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in dialysis patients exposed to central[] PROGNOSIS AND TREATMENT CHARACTERIZATION PROGNOSTIC FACTORS SUDDEN DEATH Esophageal variceal hemorrhage presenting as sudden death in outpatients. Tsokos M, Turk EE.[]

  • Yellow Fever

    At one time it was called “Black Vomit” because of the characteristic black putrid vomit it produces.[] It can lead to a condition called viral hemorrhagic fever with shock, jaundice and abdominal pain.[] This sudden exit was of common occurrence. The whole number of deaths in 1793 by yellow fever was more than four thousand."[]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Acute gastrointestinal bleeding first will appear as vomiting of blood, bloody bowel movements, or black, tarry stools.[] Gastrointestinal hemorrhage is a fatal complication of superwarfarin poisoning, requiring immediate treatment.[] Upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage is bleeding that occurs at a site proximal to the ligament of Treitz.[]

  • Exsanguination

    […] blood; bright red, dark red, or coffee grind appearance Black Stool, with a tarry texture and foul smell Pain tenderness, bruising, or swelling Bruised or rigid abdomen Internal[] Crohn's disease may be responsible for life-threatening gastrointestinal hemorrhage and even exsanguination.[] Cardiac arrest and sudden death in dialysis units. Kidney Int. 2001;60:350–7. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 5. Winsett OE, Wolma FJ.[]

  • Marburg Virus Disease

    Bleeding from the nose, gums, and eyes is commonly observed, whereas considerable gastrointestinal hemorrhage will often manifest as frank blood in the stool or vomit.[] Initially, because of sudden deaths of many people especially in one family, they believe it's witchcraft.[] As a result, severe hemorrhage can ensue at several body sites within approximately 5 to 7 days after the onset of symptoms.[]

  • Rofecoxib

    Notify your doctor immediately if you develop abdominal pain, tenderness, or discomfort; nausea; blood in your vomit; bloody, black, or tarry stools; unexplained weight gain[] To our knowledge, this is the first clinical report of a rofecoxib-associated upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage.[] The relative risks (RRs) of all myocardial infarction or sudden death from cardiac causes were increased in both rofecoxib and celecoxib groups [rofecoxib versus placebo;[]

  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

    Symptoms A person with this condition will vomit blood or pass black, sticky stools after periods of vomiting, retching or coughing.[] The majority of patients with scleroderma have gastrointestinal involvement, and a few experience gastrointestinal hemorrhage, however, gastrointestinal hemorrhage due to[] , unexpected death.[]

  • Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy

    ) Differential diagnosis Carnitine deficiency Jamaican vomiting sickness Lábrea hepatitis Reye syndrome Salicylate intoxication Yellow fever Additional references World J[] Maternal morbidity included hepatic encephalopathy (n 1), renal failure (n 3), ascites (n 6), hypoglycemia (n 8), postpartum hemorrhage (n 6), upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage[] Women or couples with known defects in fatty acid oxidation and women with a history of previous liver disease during pregnancy or sudden death of a child within the first[]

  • Glanzmann Thrombasthenia

    […] blood, bloody or black bowel movements) Joint bleeds In contrast to patients with more common bleeding disorders like congenital hemophilia A or B, patients with Glanzmann[] Glanzmann thrombasthenia is a qualitative platelet function disorder manifested by skin bleeds, epistaxis, gingival bleeding, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, hematuria, hemarthrosis[] Seite 317 - Hemostatic factors and the risk of myocardial infarction or sudden death in patients with angina pectoris. ‎[]

  • Ascites

    , tarry stools Blood in your vomit Bruising or bleeding that occurs easily Build-up of fluid in your belly Swollen legs or ankles Breathing problems Confusion or problems[] hemorrhage ( K92.0- K92.2 ) intestinal obstruction ( K56.- ) newborn gastrointestinal hemorrhage ( P54.0- P54.3 ) newborn intestinal obstruction ( P76.- ) pylorospasm ( K31.3[] Differentiate from broiler Sudden Death Syndrome and bacterial endocarditis.[]

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