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166 Possible Causes for Black Vomit, Pallor, Sudden Death

  • 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]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Acute gastrointestinal bleeding first will appear as vomiting of blood, bloody bowel movements, or black, tarry stools.[emedicinehealth.com] Classification of haemorrhagic shock 1 Examination Inspect: Pallor suggests significant anaemia Jugular venous pressure: reduced in hypovolaemia, but often difficult to assess[geekymedics.com] A secondary aim is to look for signs of underlying disease and significant comorbid conditions - for example: Pallor and signs of anaemia should be sought.[patient.info]

  • 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] […] of hypovolemic shock caused by loss of blood: [8] Rapid pulse Pulse may be weak (thready) Rapid breathing Anxiety or agitation Cool, clammy skin Weakness Pale skin color (pallor[wikihow.com] PROGNOSIS AND TREATMENT CHARACTERIZATION PROGNOSTIC FACTORS SUDDEN DEATH Esophageal variceal hemorrhage presenting as sudden death in outpatients. Tsokos M, Turk EE.[thedoctorsdoctor.com]

  • 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] In light of developing fluctuant subgaleal fluid associated with pallor, anemia, metabolic acidosis, and respiratory distress, immediate blood transfusion is warranted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hemorrhage into the central nervous system may cause acute onset of neurological dysfunction or sudden death.[addl.purdue.edu]

  • 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] Signs are pallor; tachyardia; in some patients shock. Prevalent in males, usually onset after 30 years of age - it takes some time and effort to drink that much.[whonamedit.com] , unexpected death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiac Arrest

    Ondansetron is commonly used to treat vomiting in gastroenteritis, but has a United States Food and Drug Administration black box warning for risk of Q wave to T wave time[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is a sudden, unexpected death caused by a change in heart rhythm ( sudden cardiac arrest ).[webmd.com] This is often referred to by doctors as "sudden death" or "sudden cardiac death (SCD)."[medicinenet.com]

  • Bubonic Plague

    Another symptom can also include black spots, vomiting of blood, skin and flesh deterioration. Once infected, victims often died two to seven days after being infected.[disclose.tv] As the disease reaches the lymph nodes, the victim suffers extreme inflammation of glands, and his skin might take on a black pallor.[d20pfsrd.com] The fierce mortality came upon them, and the sudden cruelty of a monstrous death winnowed the Scots.[bbc.co.uk]

  • Hemoperitoneum

    Signs of bleeding in the upper digestive tract include Bright red blood in vomit Vomit that looks like coffee grounds Black or tarry stool Dark blood mixed with stool Signs[icdlist.com] Significant findings on clinical examination were marked pallor, gross abdominal distension with doughy feel, and forniceal fullness on vaginal examination.[jpgo.org] Nevertheless, this event ought to be taken into account asa cause of sudden death in people with advanced liver disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    She also began vomiting a bilious substance that soon turned darker and greener. By Wednesday night, her vomit was almost black.[about-ecoli.com] However, eight days post delivery, the patient developed severe nausea and vomiting followed by hematuria, spontaneous bruising, marked pallor, icteric sclera, and lethargy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nonetheless, we speculate that a direct cardiac compromise accounts for many cases of childhood hemolytic-uremic syndrome complicated by sudden death during the initial hospitalization[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypovolemic Shock

    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[healthline.com] Excessive perspiration Vomiting Symptoms Symptoms may include: Anxiety or agitation Cool, clammy skin Confusion Decreased or no urine output General weakness Pale skin color (pallor[mountsinai.org] Seite 385 - the sudden death of an infant under one year of age which remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including performance of a complete autopsy,[books.google.com]

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