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418 Possible Causes for Black Vomit, 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).[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] Symptoms of esophageal varices may include: Painless vomiting of blood Black, tarry or bloody stools Decreased urine output Excessive thirst Light-headedness Paleness Anemia[beaumont.org]

  • 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] Symptoms of bleeding include black vomit, nose bleed, gum bleeding, and purple pin-point spots (bruising).[ok.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]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Acute gastrointestinal bleeding first will appear as vomiting of blood, bloody bowel movements, or black, tarry stools.[emedicinehealth.com] Your stools are black and look like tar. You have belly pain. You vomit or have nausea. You have trouble swallowing, or it hurts when you swallow.[myhealth.alberta.ca] vomiting of black material (blood altered by gastric acid) Melaena – black tarry stools (digested blood) Haematochezia – passage of fresh blood per rectum (can occur in[geekymedics.com]

  • 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] Complication Esophageal leiomyoma complications Complications esophageal hiatus hernia esophageal diverticulum sudden death The disease occurs at the same time often have[healthfrom.com] In 1985, Peacook and other reports of a 27-year-old female esophageal leiomyoma patients due to suffocation and sudden death, the patient had no clinical symptoms, autopsy[healthfrom.com]

  • Tonsillitis

    vomit (GOSH 2017) For most children, however, a tonsillectomy won't be necessary.[babycentre.co.uk] The initial report of this infant's death was questionable sudden infant death syndrome and questionable smothering.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] help he has a fever of 38 degrees C or more that doesn't come down with paracetamol or ibuprofen he's refusing to drink the area starts to bleed he brings up brown, red, or black[babycentre.co.uk]

  • Amphotericin B

    ., fever, persistent sore throat ), mental/mood changes, seizures , black stools, vomit that looks like coffee grounds.[webmd.com] We report some patients with kala-azar in whom coadministration of SAG and amphotericin B led to arrhythmia and sudden death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Uterine Leiomyosarcoma

    […] or intestines can cause: Stomachache Black-colored stools Vomiting blood LMS in your uterus can cause: Bleeding from your vagina that's not from a menstrual period Discharge[webmd.com] To reduce the risk of sudden death from tumor embolism into the pulmonary arteries, the tumor was resected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In our patient, surgery prevented sudden death secondary to gradual complete obstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract.[current-oncology.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]

  • 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] death. [ 16 ] History Thomas Addison (1793-1860) first described the syndrome in 1855.[patient.info]

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