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internal bleeding

Etymology: L, internus, inward; AS, blod
hemorrhage into an internal organ, tissue, or body cavity, e.g., intraperitoneal bleeding or intestinal bleeding.

internal bleeding

Hemorrhage from an internal organ or site, esp. the gastrointestinal tract.
See also: bleeding
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He went on to say that the internal bleeding, which occurred 16 hours after the surgery, was a rare problem in medical procedures, adding that it is seen in three out of every 10,000 transplant surgeries performed.
The benefit was offset by a 30% increase in the risk of lifethreatening or debilitating internal bleeding events.
The benefit was offset by a 30 per cent increase in the risk of life-threatening or debilitating internal bleeding events.
Dr Patel's claim that Mr Tomlinson died of a heart attack was dismissed by a string of experts who said he died of internal bleeding.
She has had a series of scans to check for internal bleeding and possible organ damage.
Taking aspirin almost doubles the risk of internal bleeding to one in every 2,000 to 3,000 people, said Peter Elwood, an epidemiologist at Cardiff University.
One of the doctors supervising the singer's condition revealed that Saed has severe internal bleeding due to complication in his colon.
Alexandros Kyriacou, who is being treated for multiple head injuries and internal bleeding, had been under the supervision of his 20-year-old half sister at the time of the accident.
She died from internal bleeding in the bathroom of the couple's suite at the pounds 1,000-a-night Hotel Le Bristol.
APOLICE officer seen striking Ian Tomlinson during G20 protests could face manslaughter charges after it was revealed last night the newspaper vendor died of internal bleeding.
George and Pam Cummings have fought to convict the medical staff who treated their son Christopher Rochester, pictured, who died from internal bleeding after being left unattended on a hospital trolley in Faliraki in June 2000.
The inquest into her death heard Diana suffered massive internal bleeding after a car crash in the Pont de l'Alma Tunnel in Paris on August 31, 1997.

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