haematochezia


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Noun1.haematochezia - passage of stools containing blood (as from diverticulosis or colon cancer or peptic ulcer)
defecation, laxation, shitting - the elimination of fecal waste through the anus
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Z Koc, MD, S Ulusan, MD, L Oguzkurt, MD and E Serin, MD: Symptomatic interrupted IVC: report of a case presenting with haematochezia.
However, any sudden drop in haemoglobin or haematocrit is an indication for endoscopy, irrespective of whether it has been associated with haematemesis, haematochezia or melaena.