hematemesis

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Related to haematemesis: haematochezia, haemoptysis, melaena

hematemesis

[‚hē·mə′tem·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Vomiting of blood.
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Most patients who swallow button batteries are asymptomatic at the time of presentation (80%), but worrying signs include chest pain, haematemesis, fever, diarrhoea, respiratory distress, anorexia, dysphagia, and epigastric pain.
2008 [26] who demonstrated that there was no statistically significant difference between the study group and the control group as regards post-banding complications in a randomized controlled trial which was conducted to asses PPI after EVL on 60 patients from Emergency Haematemesis Unit and Central Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit (Ain Shams University Hospitals).
Haematemesis and rectal bleeding have been combined into a new chapter on gastrointestinal bleeding, and a new chapter on sepsis has been added.
Three days after admission, the patient developed haematemesis with associated hypotension.
A 25-year-old pregnant woman, gravida 2, para 0, abortion 1, presented at 34 weeks of pregnancy with vomiting, haematemesis and vaginal bleeding.
Later Charlie finds his own patience tested by a truck driver with abdominal pains claiming he has a history of haematemesis.
Tsai started to show complications of liver cirrhosis, including abdominal distention and haematemesis.
Sleep difficulties, haematemesis, and respiratory symptoms are classified as 'possible' GORD symptoms by Vandenplas (2005).
However, any sudden drop in haemoglobin or haematocrit is an indication for endoscopy, irrespective of whether it has been associated with haematemesis, haematochezia or melaena.
Bleeding usually manifests as gingival bleeding, epistaxis, purpura, haematemesis, melaena, haematuria, extensive ecchymoses, and in severe cases, subarachnoid or intracerebral haemorrhage.