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314 Possible Causes for Hematemesis, Hematochezia

  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

    We report a case of a 61-year-old Chinese woman who presented with high fever of unknown origin for 20 days, and hematemesis, melena for 2 days.[] Hematochezia would be expected in patients having large bowel GIST, which is a rare. In rare cases, hemorrhages lead to symptoms of blood loss.[] Upper GI bleeding is the most common clinical manifestation of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs), manifesting as hematemesis or melena in 40-65% of patients.[]

  • Mucormycosis

    Hematemesis and pain are presenting symptoms.[] ,Carmen Pozo Salido,Juan Carlos Robles Arista,María José Linares Sicilia Revista Iberoamericana de Micología. 2014; 3 Gastrointestinal Mucormycosis Initially Manifest as Hematochezia[] A Rare Cause of Hematochezia: Colon Mucormycosis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol . 2012 Aug 28. [Medline] . Chawla N, Reddy SJ, Agrawal M.[]

  • Factor VII Deficiency

    Bleeding isolated to a single organ or system (eg, hematuria, hematemesis, hemoptysis) is less likely to be due to a hemostatic abnormality than to a local cause such as neoplasm[] Other signs of bleeding include hematuria, melena, or hematochezia. Physical exam Bruising may be apparent on examination.[]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Following recovery from an episode of acute rejection, the patient presented with large volume hematemesis, melena, and hemochezia (passage of fresh blood from the rectum)[] The most common symptom is abdominal pain, while the incidence of hematochezia is relatively low.[] We report the case of a 61-year-old woman, who was admitted to our institution with hematemesis and melena.[]

  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

    […] granulomatosis with polyangiitis, Goodpasture’s disease), lung trauma, pulmonary embolus, cardiac causes (mitral stenosis, left ventricular failure), and spurious (epistaxis, hematemesis[] The patient has been admitted several times with episodes of hemoptysis and hematochezia.[]

  • Peptic Ulcer

    The presence of co-morbidities, use of multiple drugs, albumin levels, and initial presentations with hematemesis/hematochezia can be indicators of rebleeding in patients[] In a recent report, nearly all AGF patients died of massive hemorrhage or aspiration of massive hematemesis.[] […] patients 1 most common cause of upper gastrointestinal tract haemorrhage variable presentation incidental: fecal occult blood positive test acute presentation: melena / hematochezia[]

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    References: [3] [4] Clinical features Bleeding manifestations Petechiae , purpura , ecchymoses Oozing of blood from surgical wounds, intravenous lines Hematuria Hematemesis[] Two weeks later, he was transferred to the West China Hospital with nasal hemorrhage for 1 week, hematochezia, hematuria, and petechiae for 5 days.[] References: [3] [4] Clinical features Bleeding manifestations Petechiae , purpura , ecchymoses Oozing of blood from surgical wounds, intravenous lines Hematuria Hematemesis , hematochezia[]

  • Portal Vein Thrombosis

    After one month of anticoagulation therapy, the patient developed severe hematemesis.[] He noticed hematochezia and came to see his family physician. Colonospy revealed an early stage rectal cancer.[] Patients with PVT most often present with nonspecific abdominal pain; fever, hematemesis, and weight loss are less common clinical presentations.[]

  • Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis

    He underwent a biliary diversion at 3½ years of age but subsequently died secondary to massive hematemesis.[]

  • Aortoduodenal Fistula

    In this article, we present a case of 68-year-old man who died of massive hematemesis resulting from aortoduodenal fistula (ADF), a rare complication of acupuncture therapy[] We report a 69-year-old male patient who suffered recurrent hematemesis and hematochezia with hypovolemic shock of unknown origin.[] Symptoms of ADF consist of flank or abdominal pain, hematemesis, melena, and an abdominal mass.[]

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