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170 Possible Causes for Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

  • Hemorrhoids

    Abstract Identifying the source of lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage in patients with chronic liver disease and portal hypertension can be challenging.[] These varices are not responsible for hemorrhoidal bleeding, but may rarely cause lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage.[]

  • Colonic Diverticulosis

    Symptomatic presenting features of diverticular disease (i.e. presentation of complicated diverticulosis) include: diverticulitis lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage ("diverticular[] Urgent colonoscopy for evaluation and management of acute lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage: A randomized controlled trial .[] Analysis of urgent colonoscopy for lower gastrointestinal tract bleeding . Digestion 2000; 61 : 189–192 [ PubMed ] 93. Bloomfeld RS, Rockey DC, Shetzline MA.[]

  • Infectious Colitis

    2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 558.9 Other and unspecified noninfectious gastroenteritis and colitis 2015 Billable Thru Sept 30/2015 Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015 ICD-9-CM 558.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 558.9 should only be used for claims with[…][]

  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

    Infantile and childhood hepatoblastoma (HB) occurs more frequently in children with hereditary predisposition to familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) than in the general population. The occurrence of HB in two infant siblings is reported. The sister died of the disease. The brother survived the HB and was later[…][]

  • Diverticulitis of the Colon

    Symptomatic presenting features of diverticular disease (i.e. presentation of complicated diverticulosis) include: diverticulitis lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage ("diverticular[]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Colon

    We describe a case of primary left ovarian carcinoid tumor with metastases to the right paraovarian tissue, left fallopian tube, the right lung, omentum, cul-de-sac, pericolonic fat, and, most likely, metastasis to the contralateral ovary, as well as a simultaneous left ovarian mucinous cystadenoma of low malignant[…][]

  • Colonic Angiodysplasia

    Abstract Colonic angiodysplasia (AD) is an important vascular lesion responsible for approximately 6.0% of cases of lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage.[] Masive lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage in a patient with colonic angiodysplasia. Int J Surg 2009;20. 6. Foutch PG. Angiodysplasias of the gastrointestinal tract.[] Hoedema RE, Luchtefeld MA (2005) The management of lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Dis Colon Rectum 48:2010–2024 PubMed CrossRef 22.[]

  • Colonic Polyp

    Intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs) are recommended as a means of contraception. Translocation of IUD is a rare and serious complication. Colonic inflammatory mass caused by translocated IUD initially misdiagnosed as a colonic polyp is extremely rare and has not been reported yet. This report presents a case[…][]

  • Pseudomembranous Colitis

    Differential Diagnosis Chemical / Iatrogenic Colitis E coli O157:H7 Colitis Ischemic colitis Chemical / Iatrogenic Colitis Antibiotic-associated Pseudomembranous Colitis Diffuse necrosis and sloughing of superficial mucosa Frequently patchy involvement of 2-10 crypts with normal surrounding crypts Mucosal microthrombi and[…][]

  • Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    This review will aid the practicing physician in developing an algorithm for lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage.[] His progression resulted in primary colonic amyloidosis that manifested as lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage.[] PURPOSE: The authors review their experience using transcatheter embolization in the treatment of acute lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage.[]

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