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255 Possible Causes for Occult Blood Positive, Shock, Ulcerative Colitis

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Patients often present in extremis from shock and sepsis. This mandates a rapid diagnosis so that prompt, potentially life-saving interventions can be performed.[] Chronic or occult gastrointestinal bleeding is not apparent to the patient and usually presents as positive fecal occult blood or iron deficiency anemia.[] There are many possible causes of gi bleeding, including hemorrhoids peptic ulcers tears or inflammation in the esophagus diverticulosis and diverticulitis ulcerative colitis[]

  • Colonic Angiodysplasia

    There were clinical features of shock. Packed cell volume at presentation was 14%. She was transfused with 4 units of fresh whole blood.[] […] to check for anemia Colonoscopy Stool test for occult (hidden) blood (a positive test result suggests bleeding from the colon) Treatment It is important to find the cause[] Some of these include Colorectal cancer Colonic polyps - extra tissue growing in the colon that can become cancerous Ulcerative colitis - ulcers of the colon and rectum Diverticulitis[]

  • Amebiasis

    The pain may frequently be associated with nausea and vomiting, abdominal distention, fever and signs of shock.[] Additional clinical findings included hematochezia without diarrhea (four patients), dysentery with appendicitis (one patient), exacerbation of ulcerative colitis (two patients[] Sporadic cases may be mistakenly diagnosed as ulcerative colitis and inappropriately treated with steroids. (3) Foci of endemic amebiasis continue to exist in the United States[]

  • Jejunal Vascular Anomaly with Hemorrhage

    NSAIDs - excessive alcohol consumption - heavy smoking - treatment with cancer chemotherapy drugs - uraemia - severe stress (e.g. trauma, burns, surgery) - ischaemia and shock[] […] test, or iron deficiency anemia with or without a positive fecal occult blood test.[] He was treated as ulcerative colitis and commenced on onolsalazine.[]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    Shock: the presence of signs of shock at presentation confers a worse prognosis.[] There are many possible causes of gi bleeding, including hemorrhoids peptic ulcers tears or inflammation in the esophagus diverticulosis and diverticulitis ulcerative colitis[] colitis Esophageal varices Esophagitis Gastric (stomach) ulcer Intussusception (bowel telescoped on itself) Mallory-Weiss tear Meckel diverticulum Radiation injury to the[]

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    The objective of our study was to investigate a potential link between NETosis and septic shock-induced DIC.[] occult blood test) from the DIC.[] We describe the case of a 65-year-old woman, known with ulcerative colitis, who presented with progressive headaches, haematomas and rectal bleeding which turned out to be[]

  • Volvulus

    Peritonitis can additionally lead to shock. Shock is potentially lethal condition if not recognized and treated on time.[] RESULTS: Six patients with ulcerative colitis were identified with pouch volvulus.[] We present a 19-year-old male diagnosed with ATR-X syndrome, who suffered from recurrent colonic volvulus that ultimately led to bowel necrosis with severe septic shock requiring[]

  • Intestinal Infarction

    They cited evidence that experimental shock in dogs resulted in intestinal infarction.[] It can easily be mistaken for inflammatory bowel disease, a group of diseases that includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.[] On admission, his hematocrit had fallen to 19% from his usual level of approximately 30%, and stools were positive for occult blood.[]

  • Pseudomembranous Colitis

    Both cases rapidly developed shock and blood pressure was uncontrollable except with the use of pressor agents.[] […] reached the terminal ileum or colon. 165 , 166 The spectrum of disease includes asymptomatic infection with or without eventual clearance, mild diarrhea, amebic colitis with occult-blood[] A sigmoidoscopy and biopsies demonstrated mucosal ulcerative colitis.[]

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Type 1

    With gangrene, the intestinal wall dies, usually causing rupture, which leads to peritonitis, shock, and, if untreated, death. What Causes Intestinal Strangulation?[] Crypt-associated giant cells and granulomas can occur in ulcerative colitis and in themselves are unreliable features for the discrimination between Crohn's disease and ulcerative[] A few celebrities have gone public with their diagnosis, including magician Dynamo, real name Stephen Frayne, who shocked fans with his dramatic weight gain due to the illness[]

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