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357 Possible Causes for Hematemesis, Sudden Death

  • Esophageal Varices

    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[] Abstract We herein report a case of a 50-year-old male with hematemesis due to the rupture from esophageal varices coexisting with multiple liver tumors metastasizing from[] PROGNOSIS AND TREATMENT CHARACTERIZATION PROGNOSTIC FACTORS SUDDEN DEATH Esophageal variceal hemorrhage presenting as sudden death in outpatients. Tsokos M, Turk EE.[]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    All of the emergency department visits by children ages 0 to 18 years who presented with hematemesis between 2000 and 2007 were reviewed.[] In patients with gastrointestinal (GI) tract bleeding, the bleeding source is uncertain in the absence of hematemesis.[] The clinical presentation features primarily hematemesis, melena, and epigastric pain.[]

  • Salicylate Poisoning

    […] cause seizures, cerebral oedema and death.[] GI: Nausea Vomiting Epigastric pain Hematemesis Pulmonary: Tachypnea Noncardiogenic pulmonary edema CNS: Tinnitus Deafness Delirium Seizures Coma In suspected overdose settings[] Other manifestations of salicylate poisoning may include hyperthermia, acute renal failure, rhabdomyolysis, hematemesis, hypokalemia, hyponatremia, hypernatremia, hypocalcemia[]

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    Hemorrhage into the central nervous system may cause acute onset of neurological dysfunction or sudden death.[] References: [3] [4] Clinical features Bleeding manifestations Petechiae, purpura, ecchymoses Oozing of blood from surgical wounds, intravenous lines Hematuria Hematemesis,[]

  • Yellow Fever

    This sudden exit was of common occurrence. The whole number of deaths in 1793 by yellow fever was more than four thousand."[] Hemorrhage and erosion of the gastric mucosa lead to hematemesis, popularly known as black vomit.[] 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[]

  • Amanita Phalloides Poisoning

    Amanita phalloides poisoning is the most common form of mushroom poisoning. These mushrooms contain the poison amatoxin that affects primarily the liver and leads to disturbances in gastrointestinal and renal function, seizures, coma and death. The clinical manifestations of poisoning by amatoxin may be grouped into[…][]

  • Poisoning due to Puff Adder Venom

    Criminal Poisoning: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives offers health care providers, investigators and attorneys a comprehensive look at the history, employment and ex post facto analysis of criminal poisoning. Drawing on the vast expertise of the authors--law enforcement agents and physicians with robust[…][]

  • Influenza

    Oseltamivir might provoke undesired neuro-psychiatric reactions such as hallucinations, suicidal tendencies and sudden death [10] .[] KEYWORDS: Henoch-Schönlein Purpura, Influenza, Esophagogastroduodenoscopy, Hematemesis, Proteinuria.[] […] including hallucination and suicidal tendencies and sudden death while sleeping.[]

  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

    , unexpected death.[] Hemoglobin, as well as hematocrit, should be monitored, especially in patients who reported severe hematemesis.[] […] unexpected death ( Arch Kriminol 2002;209:36, Srp Arh Celok Lek 2001;129:257, J Clin Pathol 1991;44:787 ) Boerhaave syndrome: esophageal rupture, usually lethal Etiology[]

  • Stomach Perforation

    INTRODUCTION Gastrointestinal perforation is one of the major complication that may result in sudden death.[] Gastrointestinal perforation results in severe abdominal pain intensified by movement, nausea, vomiting and hematemesis.[] Symptoms of a gastrointestinal ulceration can be abdominal pain, hematemesis, melena, weight loss. Rarely, an ulcer can lead to a gastric or duodenal perforation.[]

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