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856 Possible Causes for Melena

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  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Hematemesis and melena: Mallory-Weiss syndrome. Tokai J Exp Clin Med. 1980;5:289-292.[bestpractice.bmj.com] Hematemesis and melena: Mallory-Weiss syndrome. Tokai J Exp Clin Med. 1980 Jul;5(3):289-92.[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • Esophagitis

    BACKGROUND: "Lichenoid esophagitis" is a descriptive term for a lichenoid pattern of inflammation in the esophagus for which a precise histologic diagnosis cannot be established. The differential diagnosis includes lichen planus, a drug-related reaction, and viral infection. Lichenoid esophagitis causing death has not[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Gastritis

    Signs of mild to massive upper GI bleeding, including melena or 'coffee ground' hematemesis, may also arise.[pathwaymedicine.org] In moderate to severe cases, patient presents with epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, haematemesis and melena.[differencebetween.com]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    The prevalence of an upper GI source for patients with melena or hematochezia without hematemesis was 32% to 74%.[doi.org] 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)[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a 61-year-old woman, who was admitted to our institution with hematemesis and melena.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gastric Ulcer

    She presented with epigastric pain and melena after surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Author information 1 General Internal Medicine, Ohta-Nishinouchi Hospital, Japan. gim-hoshino@ohta.hp.or.jp Abstract A 67-year-old woman presented with melena and general[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] PATIENT CONCERNS: The patient visited our hospital due to melena and dizziness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Duodenal Ulcer

    A 48-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital due to melena. An upper endoscopy revealed a small ulcer with oozing adjacent minor papilla.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The lesion was successfully cauterized with a bipolar gold probe, achieving hemostatic control. 75 year-old man with hematemesis and melena.[endoatlas.com] After several days, melena and many blisters were noted on her body.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    The clinical presentation features primarily hematemesis, melena, and epigastric pain.[symptoma.com] We report a case of an unusually large Brunneroma in a patient who presented with fresh melena and anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CLINICAL PRESENTATION AND INTERVENTION: An 11-year-old child with a history of hepatic trauma 6 months before was admitted for hematemesis and melena.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gastrointestinal Neoplasm

    […] malignancies Usually older adults, median age 60 - 65 years; 1% occur in children Male female incidence Symptoms: abdominal pain, gastric outlet obstruction, mass effect, melena[pathologyoutlines.com] Massive hematemesis or melena is uncommon, but secondary anemia may follow occult blood loss.[merckmanuals.com] The symptoms associated with gastrointestinal bleeding were defined as hematemesis, melena, and/or progression of anemia due to upper gastrointestinal lesions.[pancreas.imedpub.com]

  • Erosive Gastritis

    His melena disappeared, and the gastric erosions were markedly decreased.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The first sign, however, may be bleeding from the upper (hematemesis) and lower (melena) gastrointestinal tract and ranges from mild to severe.[symptoma.com] Often, the first sign is hematemesis, melena, or blood in the nasogastric aspirate, usually within 2 to 5 days of the inciting event.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Alcoholic Gastritis

    Often, the first sign is hematemesis, melena, or blood in the nasogastric aspirate, usually within 2 to 5 days of the inciting event.[merckmanuals.com] It can occasionally be severe enough to cause gastrointestinal bleeding with melena or hematemesis (see above).[gastrointestinalatlas.com] This includes : black tarry stools (melena) blood in the vomit (hematemesis) Erosive Gastritis Diagnosis Although the signs and symptoms and the patient’s medical history[healthhype.com]

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