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52 Possible Causes for Coffee Ground Emesis, Sudden Death

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    Hemorrhage into the central nervous system may cause acute onset of neurological dysfunction or sudden death.[]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Reported cases of gastrointestinal hemorrhage have been in the form of coffee ground emesis, melena, or hematochezia.[] Symptoms Abdominal Pain Hematemesis Coffee-ground Emesis Black tarry stools or Melena Bright red blood per Rectum or Hematochezia (if bleeding is brisk) VIII.[] ground or brownish Emesis Contrast with Hemoptysis (cough with smaller volume, bright red, frothy Sputum ) Nasogastric aspirate bloody False Negative Rate is at least 15%[]

  • Esophageal Varices

    PROGNOSIS AND TREATMENT CHARACTERIZATION PROGNOSTIC FACTORS SUDDEN DEATH Esophageal variceal hemorrhage presenting as sudden death in outpatients. Tsokos M, Turk EE.[] We present a case of previously unreported sudden unexpected death from noncirrhotic PVT in an asymptomatic elderly woman, review the literature of this entity, and examine[] […] cardiac death Arrhythmia : Paroxysmal tachycardia ( Supraventricular , AV nodal reentrant , Ventricular ) - Atrial flutter - Atrial fibrillation ( Familial ) - Ventricular[]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Coffee-ground emesis is vomiting of dark brown, granular material that resembles coffee grounds.[] death associated with cocaine.[] emesis.[]

  • Scurvy

    Sudden death in infants with scurvy. J Pediatr 1942 ; 20 : 347-351. 39. Ahmad K. Scurvy outbreak in Afghanistan prompts food aid concerns. Lancet 2002 ; 359 : 1044. 40.[]

  • Yellow Fever

    This sudden exit was of common occurrence. The whole number of deaths in 1793 by yellow fever was more than four thousand."[] His fit of delirium had subsided, his reason had returned, yet the experience of the soi-disant doctor enabled him to foretell that his death would take place in a few hours[]

  • Hemoptysis

    ground Emesis or darker blood (contrast with frothy Bloody Sputum from the airway) Associated with gastrointestinal symptoms (e.g.[] References Chen JH, Ishikawa T, Michiue T, Maeda H(2011) An autopsy case of unexpected sudden death due to rupture of a thoracicaortic aneurysm into the left lung.[] death.[]

  • Warfarin

    To our knowledge, our patient is the only case of "sudden death" reported with spontaneous epiglottic hematoma due to high blood concentration of warfarin.[] Risk of thromboembolism in heart failure: an analysis from the Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial (SCD-HeFT). Circulation 2007 ;115: 2637 - 2641 14.[] Heart Attack Prevention Overview Heart attacks are the major causes of unexpected, sudden death among men and women. A heart attack also is a significant cause...[]

  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

    The blood present in the vomitus will be dark colored, called as coffee ground emesis. Blood in the stool will be dark and tarry.[] , unexpected death.[] There was no history of hematemesis, coffee ground emesis, melena, or hematochezia. The pain persisted despite treatment with an H 2 blocker for 2 years.[]

  • Anistreplase

    Internal bleeding may also occur (decreased neurologic status; abdominal pain with coffee-grounds emesis or black, tarry stools; hematuria; joint pain).[] Seite 138 - Hemostatic factors and the risk of myocardial infarction or sudden death in patients with angina pectoris.[]

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