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1,023 Possible Causes for Melena, Weight Loss

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Involuntary weight loss (IWL) is a non-specific symptom frequently found in the setting of a malignant neoplasm.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Intestinal obstruction, weight loss, and, in two patients, rectal bleeding with radiologic evidence of a mass lesion that involved the rectosigmoid were present at initial[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her medical history was unremarkable except for recent weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Dehydration and weight loss are important risks of AGE.[yogurtinnutrition.com] Melena is not characteristic for AG, but may be observed if pathogens either penetrate deep into the intestinal wall or mechanically destroy its inner layers.[symptoma.com] Poor feeding (in infants) Unintentional weight loss Excessive sweating Clammy skin Muscle pain or joint stiffness Who is at risk for acute gastroenteritis? Anyone.[sunshine-pediatrics.com]

  • Mercury Poisoning

    A 26-year-old woman ingested 0.9 g of mercuric chloride in a suicide attempt and developed hematemesis, melena and acute renal failure. Anuria persisted for 14 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The first case showed hyperhidrosis, insomnia, generalied myokymia, cramps, tremor, weight loss, and myokymic and neuromyotonic discharges, followed by encephalopathy with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient had been admitted to the hospital on October 9, 2015 after a 3-4 week history of anorexia, weight loss, and lethargy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Myelofibrosis

    Constitutional symptoms, such as night sweats, pruritus, weight loss and fever may be treated with Jakafi.[mpnresearchfoundation.org] Gastrointestinal hemorrhages, hematochezia and melena, are commonly reported. Hepatosplenomegaly may cause upper abdominal pain, portal hypertension and ascites.[symptoma.com] A 53-year-old woman complains of increasing abdominal discomfort, early satiety, and 15-lb weight loss over the past 5 months Abdominal examination reveals splenomegaly, palpable[targetedonc.com]

  • Gastric Ulcer

    An 81-year-old man presented with epigastric pain and weight loss for one month. He had a past history of pulmonary tuberculosis, 10 years ago.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She presented with epigastric pain and melena after surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a 77-year old woman who presented with diffuse abdominal pain, weight loss, malaise, nausea, and occasional dark stools.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophagitis

    Can be associated with weight loss, heartburn, regurgitation (especially with lying flat), and aspiration pneumonias.[online.epocrates.com] , distensione addominale, reflusso gastroesofageo, stipsi, secchezza delle fauci, gastrite Stomatite, ulcerazione della bocca, emorragia gastrointestinale#, eruttazione, melena[it.glosbe.com] Symptoms can include difficult or painful swallowing, unintentional weight loss or food regurgitation. 0 0 Gastro Health Gastro Health 2013-09-09 11:44:27 2018-08-07 03:12[gastrohealth.com]

  • Gastric Cancer

    An 81-year-old man was admitted with upper abdominal pain and weight loss. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed a large tumor located from the gastric angle to the body.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some patients experience weight loss, and others may present with melena or pallor from anemia .[emedicine.medscape.com] A 78-year-old man presenting with anorexia and body weight loss was diagnosed with gastric cancer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gastric Adenocarcinoma

    A 56-year-old woman presented with epigastric pain and weight loss. Endoscopy showed an irregular depressed hyperemic lesion covered with a whitish plaque on the cardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 60-year-old man who had a pain and distention in his upper abdomen presented melena. Gastroscopy and pathology revealed a gastric cancer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Left: 82 year-old woman who presented with early satiety and postprandial vomiting, suggestive of gastric outlet obstruction, along with weight loss and anemia.[endoatlas.com]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    “In addition to age, we have to take into account the amount of bleeding, the necessity of blood transfusions, concomitant diseases and associated symptoms like weight loss[acphospitalist.org] Five months after the surgery, she was re-admitted because of melena and anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ; chronic renal failure Colonic neoplasms Age 50 years; abdominal pain; weight loss; muscle wasting; protein calorie malnutrition; right-sided colon cancer may be associated[aafp.org]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The first had been admitted with confusion and weight loss, the second with hypotension and sepsis, and the third with confusion and hypoglycaemia-induced seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hematemesis and melena: Mallory-Weiss syndrome. Tokai J Exp Clin Med. 1980;5:289-292.[bestpractice.bmj.com] Diarrhea, weight loss and osteoporosis are prominent symptoms and clinical signs of alcoholism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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