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Synonyms for haematochezia

passage of stools containing blood (as from diverticulosis or colon cancer or peptic ulcer)

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Haematochezia in an adult raises significant concern among patients and physicians.
We present a case of persistent severe haematochezia in a patient with CCS, successfully managed with Proctocolectomy.
Rebleeding was considered as a new period of bleeding after initial endoscopic haemostasis, based on clinical suspicion as defined by recurrent haematemesis and/or haematochezia, fresh blood in the nasogastric tube, a drop in haemoglobin or circulatory instability (as defined by a blood pressure below 90/60 mmHg and a heart rate above 100 beats/min).
A 13-year-old boy presented with a 1-year history of a gradually distending abdomen that was associated with constitutional symptoms, haematemesis and haematochezia that were exacerbated after taking traditional medicament.