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820 Possible Causes for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, Rectal Bleeding

  • Hemorrhoids

    Abstract Identifying the source of lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage in patients with chronic liver disease and portal hypertension can be challenging.[] Colonoscopy revealed spontaneous bleeding from two rectal ectasias (portal hypertensive colopathy) located 9 cm from the anus.[] These varices are not responsible for hemorrhoidal bleeding, but may rarely cause lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage.[]

  • Diverticulosis

    hemorrhage - diverticulosis; Gastrointestinal bleed - diverticulosis Bhuket TP, Stollman NH.[] One of these complications is rectal bleeding, also called diverticular bleeding.[] Symptomatic presenting features of diverticular disease (i.e. presentation of complicated diverticulosis) include: diverticulitis lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage ("diverticular[]

  • Colonic Diverticulosis

    Abstract Colonic diverticulosis predisposes individuals to lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage in up to 5% of cases.[] Colon cancer if rectal bleeding is present TERMINOLOGY Synonyms Definitions • Outpouching of colonic mucosa and submucosa, most commonly in sigmoid colon • Myochosis coli[] Altered bowel habits (more commonly constipation than diarrhea) and a sense of fullness in the lower left quadrant are also reported, whereas painless rectal bleeding (abrupt[]

  • Diverticulitis

    We describe a 9-year-old boy with Williams syndrome who presented with rectal bleeding secondary to sigmoid diverticulitis.[] A third Japanese case-control study analyzed 51 lower gastrointestinal hemorrhages caused by diverticula, and found a significant risk for patients 62 ].[] The symptoms include pain, often accompanied by fever, a change in bowel patterns and, sometimes, rectal bleeding.[]

  • Colorectal Carcinoma

    "Urgent colonoscopy for evaluation and management of acute lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage: a randomized controlled trial".[] The common clinical manifestations arising from the tumor are rectal bleeding, change in bowel habits, rectal/ abdominal mass, anemia, weight loss, abdominal pain, pelvic[] bleeding, and may provide diagnosis at an earlier stage, thereby improving the prognosis.[]

  • Gastritis

    Endoscopic therapy for acute nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage: a meta-analysis. Gastroenterology 1992; 102: 139–48 PubMed Google Scholar 109.[] If the illness is severe, one may suffer rectal bleeding or mucous discharge from the rectum,” Doctor Arnon said. Incubation periods vary. It can be 1-2 weeks.[] [14] Abdominal pain (epigastric), hematochezia, melena, hematemesis, hypovolemia Clinical (history & physical exam, including digital rectal exam ) Labs ( complete blood[]

  • Pediatric Crohn Disease

    In addition to the common GI symptoms (diarrhea, rectal bleeding, and abdominal pain), children with Crohn disease often experience growth failure, malnutrition, pubertal[] hemorrhage, short bowel syndrome, or end-stage liver disease secondary to primary sclerosing cholangitis.[] Concomitant hematochezia may be misinterpreted as originating from an anal fissure caused by constipation, or as other causes of rectal bleeding such as a juvenile polyp[[]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Gastrointestinal hemorrhages and ulcerations beyond the duodenum have not been reported in the literature.[] He took one dose of dabigatran 150 mg at 2200 and woke up the following morning before 0900 with profuse rectal bleeding.[] Conventional endoscopic examinations are usually the initial diagnostic tests in patients presenting with overt gastrointestinal hemorrhage.[]

  • Colonic Angiodysplasia

    Abstract Colonic angiodysplasia (AD) is an important vascular lesion responsible for approximately 6.0% of cases of lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage.[] Abstract Colonic angiodysplasia is a vascular lesion of the colon that may become the source of low grade chronic or intermittently massive rectal bleeding.[] Masive lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage in a patient with colonic angiodysplasia. Int J Surg 2009;20. 6. Foutch PG. Angiodysplasias of the gastrointestinal tract.[]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    […] colitis, microscopic colitis Obstruction: hernia, intussusception, volvulus, post-surgical adhesions, tumors, severe constipation, hemorrhoids Vascular: embolism, thrombosis, hemorrhage[] Its major symptoms include diarrhea, rectal bleeding, the passage of mucus, and abdominal pain.[] This procedure is necessary in the event of: exsanguinating hemorrhage, frank perforation, or documented or strongly suspected carcinoma.[]

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