* Most common symptoms were dysphagia, chest pain, vomiting, abdominal pain, drooling of secretions, Hematemesis
Majority of the patients presented with malena 17(56.7%) whereas hematemesis
was present in 5(16.7%) children whereas rest of the patients 8(26.7%) had both malena and hematemesis
A 63-year-old woman was hospitalized because of hematemesis
for two weeks.
The presence of gastrointestinal symptoms in the young patients may mislead the physicians in the diagnostic process, as what happened in our patient case, who presented primarily with dysphagia, postprandial vomiting, and later with fatigue, loss of weight, and hematemesis
. These initial symptoms in this group of age may not refer to gastric cancer, and hence, that may delay the diagnosis, where the invasion included the peritoneum, abdominal aorta, and regional lymph nodes, which prevented us from a curative resection, and eventually a poor prognosis.
A 22-year-old-male presented to the emergency department with a one day history of abdominal pain, syncope, and three episodes of hematemesis
. The patient denied any previous history of abdominal pain, gastrointestinal bleeding, or altered bowel habits.
Three days after biopsy, the patient was admitted to the emergency unit with complaints of pain in the right upper quadrant, hematemesis
, and melena.
Bleeding from the inflamed vasculature rarely can lead to gross hematochezia, frank melena, or hematemesis
. One serious, potential complication of HSP-related mesenteric vasculitis is intussusception, which is otherwise rare in children older than 2 years.
The patient usually presents with chest pain, pain on swallowing, sentinel hematemesis
, and massive upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (5,6) secondary to aorto-esophageal fistula.
A 30-year-old female patient, five days after premature birth and while under follow-up in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic was checked for the need for surgery due to abdominal pain, nausea, and hematemesis
. The vital signs were stable and within the normal limits.
A 75-year-old male presented to emergency department with hematemesis
that had occured two hours before admission.
In this paper, the case of a 17-year-old male who came to the outpatient clinic with a complaint of difficulty in swallowing, eventual vomiting, and occasions of hematemesis
He explains that an 83-year-old gentleman has been found on the floor of his living room with hematemesis
A 69-year-old woman with medical records of C-virus hepatitis, arterial hypertension, and diabetes mellitus was transferred in emergency from the Gastroenterology department with hematemesis
, hematochezia, and decreasing levels of hemoglobin and hematocrit.