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783 Possible Causes for Blood in Stool, Hemolysis, Seizure

  • Skin Infection

    Moreover, ZnO-NPs disrupted biofilm formation and inhibited hemolysis by hemolysin toxin producing S. aureus.[] Ninety percent of patients presented with dermatitis, 78 percent with itching, 52 percent with rectal pain, and 35 percent with blood-streaked stools.[] The infant recovered, with no seizures by the 16th day from admission, and was off the ventilator by the 18th day.[]

  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    Mechanical hemolysis is a frequent but usually harmless complication of aortic valve replacement. The most common reason is valvular leakage.[] There were numerous schistocytes on blood films. Stool culture was negative for Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli , and serum ADAMTS13 activity was normal ( 85%).[] The second patient developed cerebral TMA (seizures, vision loss, and nystagmus) 6 days after initial presentation and remained unresponsive to PE/PI.[]

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    A basic hemolysis workup includes: Hemoglobin and hematocrit ( ). Reticulocyte count ( ).[] 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 (rare) Nausea[] Treatment of seizures Treatment of seizures depends on the underlying disorder causing the DIC.[]

  • Aspirin

    Here we describe a patient with pump thrombosis following LVAD HeartMate II implantation presenting with Aspirin and Plavix resistance and signs of acute hemolysis as manifested[] […] in stools black or tarry stools Aspirin may cause other side effects.[] Other symptoms such as fever or seizures are treated as necessary.[]

  • Hemophilia A

    Intravascular hemolysis may occur with infusion of large doses of AHF/VWF complex (human). Rapid administration of a FVIII concentrate may result in vasomotor reactions.[] […] in urine Blood in stool Bleeding in the brain How is it diagnosed?[] Signs of bleeding in the brain may include changes in behavior, excessive sleepiness, persistent headaches and neck pain, double vision, vomiting, and convulsions or seizures[]

  • Essential Thrombocythemia

    Myeloproliferative disorder (polycythema vera, primary myelofibrosis) Myelodysplastic disorder Postsplenectomy / hyposplenism Hemorrhage Surgery Rebound (post vit B12 correction) Hemolysis[] The patients may complain of nose bleeds, blood in stools, early bruising, prolonged bleeding from cuts or other injuries, burning or tingling sensations in palms and soles[] Symptoms varied and included cerebral ischemic attacks, mental concentration disturbances followed by throbbing headaches, nausea, vomiting, syncope or even seizures.[]

  • Primary Myelofibrosis

    , 222,223,268 which rarely has been the presenting finding of the disease. 224 Occasional patients have a positive acid hemolysis and sucrose hemolysis test, reflecting a[] Extramedullary hematopoiesis may involve any organ and may result in gastrointestinal bleeding, spinal cord compression, seizures, haemoptysis, and/or effusions.[] The condition may result in GI tract hemorrhage, spinal cord compression, focal seizures, symptoms related to brain tumors, ascites, hematuria, pericardial effusion, pleural[]

  • Overlap Syndrome

    The reaction patients get with ATG can trigger hemolysis .[] Study participants will provide blood and stool samples in order to evaluate bile acids profile and microbiome, before and after the course of metronidazole, and then comparison[] Here, we reported a case of overlap syndrome who presented with seizures and features of systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis with the presence of strongly positive[]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Introduction Group A Streptococcus (GAS) is a gram-positive bacterium that grows in pairs or chains and causes complete, or β-hemolysis when cultured on sheep blood agar.[] HIV, urethreal Gonococcal and Chlamydia testing, Rheumatoid Factor, ANA, C. difficile toxins, blood cultures, stool cultures, and throat cultures were negative.[] If it progresses, confusion, headaches , seizures , and skin loss from the palms of the hands and from the soles of the feet can occur.[]

  • Streptococcus Pyogenes

    Generally, S. pyogenes forms colonies having non-mucoid matt appearances based on β-hemolysis of sheep's blood agar.[] The classic presentation is a well-demarcated rash around the anus with itching, rectal pain, and, occasionally, blood-streaked stools.[] A previously healthy 5-year-old boy presented with a non-specific febrile illness and seizures. Streptococcus pyogenes was identified in his blood culture.[]

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