hematemesis


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hematemesis

[‚hē·mə′tem·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Vomiting of blood.
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He presented with a 1-month history of epigastric pain, and several episodes of hematemesis and melena.
Clinical features included vomiting, pain in the abdomen, hematemesis and diarrhoea.
The cause of the hematemesis was unknown and was found to be unrelated to the cancer.
Local application of VK3 was found to induce extensive tumor tissue necrosis, but slight hematemesis without necrosis was observed 48 hours after GEM injection.
When the patient was seen 6 hours later by the ICU attending physician, there was no evidence of melena or hematemesis, but the man was now in shock.
At this point, she first noticed gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms including diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting without hematemesis.
6) Clinical manifestations include epigastric fullness or pain, early satiety, nausea/vomiting, hematemesis and weight loss.
Platelets are central to primary hemostasis, and platelet disorders manifest themselves with mucocutaneous (systemic) bleeding: petechiae, purpura, epistaxis (nosebleed), hematemesis (vomiting blood), and menorrhagia (uncontrolled menses).
Only one of the serious adverse events was deemed potentially related to buprenorphine: a case of hematemesis that might have been a general opioid reaction.
If the patient survives these initial stages, the next set of symptoms are painful pharyngeal/laryngeal ulceration and diffuse bleeding into the skin, bloody diarrhea, hematuria, hematemesis, epistaxis, and vaginal bleeding.
A 61-year-old white woman with a medical history of severe mental retardation, epilepsy, and cerebral palsy presented with 24 hours of hematemesis.
nucifera is usually used for the treatment of hematemesis, bleeding from five sense organs or subcutaneous tissue and hematuria (Chinese Pharmacopeia Commission, 2010).