hematochezia


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hematochezia

 [he″mah-to-ke´ze-ah]
blood in the feces.

he·ma·to·che·zi·a

(hē'mă-tō-kē'zē-ă, hem'ă-),
Passage of bloody stools, in contradistinction to melena, or tarry stools.
[hemato- + G. chezō, to go to stool]

hematochezia

/he·ma·to·che·zia/ (he″mah-to-ke´zhah) defecation in which feces are bloody.

hematochezia

[hem′ətōkē′zhə]
Etymology: Gk, haima + chezo, feces
the passage of blood in the feces. The cause is usually bleeding in the colon or rectum, but it may result from the loss of blood higher in the digestive tract although blood passed from the stomach or small intestine generally loses its red coloration. Cancer, colitis, and ulcers are among causes of hematochezia. Compare melena.

haematochezia

The passage of fresh blood in the stool, which is typically admixed with stool and blood clots.

hematochezia

Passage of bright red or maroon stool, usually due to blood; upper GI tract hemorrhage resulting in hematochezia implies a blood loss of ≥ 1000 ml, often accompanied by hypovolemia, hypotension, and tachycardia; lower GI or rectal hemorrhage may be guaiac-positive with ±25 ml–ie, blood is brighter red when more caudal

he·ma·to·che·zi·a

(hē'mă-tō-kē'zē-ă)
Passage of bloody stools, in contradistinction to melena, or tarry stools.
Synonym(s): haematochezia.
[hemato- + G. chezō, to go to stool]

he·ma·to·che·zi·a

(hē'mă-tō-kē'zē-ă)
Passage of bloody stools, in contradistinction to melena, or tarry stools.
Synonym(s): haematochezia.
[hemato- + G. chezō, to go to stool]

hematochezia

blood in the feces.
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Angiography and radionuclide methods are only used in cases of massive bleeding when colonoscopy is not feasible or in cases of recurrent hematochezia when colonoscopy has failed to determine the cause of bleeding [5, 10, 11].
Adverse events (nausea, anal pain/itching, hematochezia, epigastric pain, and fecal incontinence) were similar between groups.
The presence of hematochezia expands the possible differential to include infectious colitis, intussusception, anal fissure, colonic polyps, IBD, and lymphonodular hyperplasia (Sreedharan & Liacouras, 2011).
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Patient subsequently developed hematochezia along with increasing abdominal discomfort without rebound tenderness.
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