bilious vomiting

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Related to bilious vomiting: intussusception, pyloric stenosis

bilious vomiting

the vomiting of bile. Also called cholemesis.


forcible ejection of contents of stomach through the mouth. Called also emesis.

bilious vomiting
the vomit contains bile which has been regurgitated from the duodenum.
vomiting budgerigar syndrome
see neurotic regurgitation.
cyclic vomiting
recurring attacks of vomiting.
dry vomiting
attempts at vomiting, with the ejection of nothing but gas.
projectile vomiting
vomiting with the material ejected with great force; seen commonly in congenital pyloric obstruction. See also projectile vomiting.
stercoraceous vomiting
vomiting of fecal matter.
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Parents will often describe yellow vomit as containing 'bile' and it is important to elicit the actual colour of the vomit, as for medical/surgical purposes, bilious vomiting is green, rather than yellow (as sometimes described by parents).
8,9] In our case, the deterioration of the patient's clinical status including bilious vomiting and the inherent high suspicion of abdominal injury indicated the investigation of the intraperitoneal and retroperitoneal space with a CT scan.
Clinical presentation included non bilious vomiting (100%), constipation (100%) and varying degrees of dehydration (100%).
While children may have the classic presentation of severe colicky pain, bilious vomiting, presence of currant jelly stool, and lethargy, adults may also have a wide variety of symptoms.
She was started on IV digoxin and naso-gastric tube was already inserted due to persistent bilious vomiting.
Newborn and infants may present with failure to pass meconium within first 24 hours of life, bilious vomiting, infrequent, explosive bowel movements, difficult bowel movements, jaundice, enterocolitis associated diarrhoea, poor feeding and progressive abdominal distension.
On the next day, he developed bilious vomiting and blackish stools.
Complete duodenal obstruction typically occurs below the level of the ampulla of Vater and presents as bilious vomiting that worsens with subsequent feeding.
Bilious vomiting in infants should always elicit immediate evaluation since it generally indicates a serious condition that may require rapid surgical intervention.
Bilious vomiting is the hallmark of malrotation with midgut volvulus, either intermittent or fixed.
This pain was associated with multiple episodes of bilious vomiting and high grade fever and decreased urinary output.
old male patient presented with pain abdomen since 7 days insidious in onset, diffuse and colicky type all over the abdomen with constipation and bilious vomiting about five to seven episodes/day.