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410 Possible Causes for Black Vomit, Nausea, Sudden Death

  • Yellow Fever

    At one time it was called “Black Vomit” because of the characteristic black putrid vomit it produces.[infoplease.com] This sudden exit was of common occurrence. The whole number of deaths in 1793 by yellow fever was more than four thousand."[eyewitnesstohistory.com] Our patient presented with a clinical syndrome of fever, headache, nausea, and vomiting, which quickly progressed to multiorgan failure and ultimately death on hospital day[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Acute gastrointestinal bleeding first will appear as vomiting of blood, bloody bowel movements, or black, tarry stools.[emedicinehealth.com] […] diagnosis of peptic ulcer disease diagnosed by endoscopy after presentation with an episode of upper gastrointestinal bleeding returned 6 1/2 weeks later with a 5-day history of nausea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients experiencing upper GIB may present with hematemesis, dark stools, nausea, abdominal pain, syncope, and hematochezia if the bleeding is brisk enough.[cancertherapyadvisor.com]

  • 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] PROGNOSIS AND TREATMENT CHARACTERIZATION PROGNOSTIC FACTORS SUDDEN DEATH Esophageal variceal hemorrhage presenting as sudden death in outpatients. Tsokos M, Turk EE.[thedoctorsdoctor.com] […] the people who go to their doctor with esophageal varices, 41% report having changes in stool appearance, 41% report having burning abdominal pain, and 41% report having nausea[symcat.com]

  • Acute Pyelonephritis

    In children, signs of sepsis include laboured breathing, listlessness, loss of appetite, floppiness, fretfulness, green or black vomit and irritability.[ada.com] The suddenness of the patient's death did not allow time for further investigation and therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patients with ALN were febrile for longer after antimicrobial treatment, had more nausea/vomiting symptoms, higher neutrophil count, bandemia, and C-reactive protein ([ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    […] only) Weight loss Fluid loss (dehydration) Lack of appetite Muscle aches Upset stomach (nausea) Vomiting Diarrhea Low blood pressure Low sugar levels In women, irregular[hopkinsmedicine.org] Recently, Norwegian researchers found young AI patients to have an increased mortality due to adrenal failure, infection, and sudden death.[symptoma.com] Primary adrenal insufficiency (AI) in children usually presents with non-specific symptoms such as fatigue, nausea, vomiting, and anorexia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophageal Leiomyoma

    An exceedingly rare case of an esophageal leiomyoma causing sudden death by asphyxiation due to tracheal compression is presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other gastrointestinal symptoms Including loss of appetite, nausea, belching, nausea and vomiting, these symptoms are non-specific gastrointestinal symptoms, esophageal leiomyoma[healthfrom.com] Complication Esophageal leiomyoma complications Complications esophageal hiatus hernia esophageal diverticulum sudden death The disease occurs at the same time often have[healthfrom.com]

  • Marburg Virus Disease

    Initially, because of sudden deaths of many people especially in one family, they believe it's witchcraft.[journals.plos.org] The first phase lasts about 5 days and is characterized by a high fever, headache, chills, malaise, myalgia, and possibly nausea, emesis, watery diarrhea, abdominal pain,[symptoma.com] Diarrhea, abdominal pain and cramping, nausea and vomiting can begin from the third day of symptoms.[ucsdguardian.org]

  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

    Symptoms A person with this condition will vomit blood or pass black, sticky stools after periods of vomiting, retching or coughing.[cedars-sinai.edu] , unexpected death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Twenty-seven (41%) patients with Mallory-Weiss tear had no antecedent nausea, retching, abdominal pain or vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[russiarobinson.wordpress.com] 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] "Esophageal Variceal Hemorrhage Presenting as Sudden Death in Outpatients".[simple.wikipedia.org]

  • Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy

    ) Differential diagnosis Carnitine deficiency Jamaican vomiting sickness Lábrea hepatitis Reye syndrome Salicylate intoxication Yellow fever Additional references World J[pathologyoutlines.com] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nausea and vomiting were the most common symptoms (75%). There were 2 maternal deaths (12.5%) and 3 fetal deaths (15%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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