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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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Melena was the most common presenting manifestation followed by petechiae and haematochezia.
7%) patients, followed by diarrhoea 25(69%) and haematochezia 23((64%).
Greene (2012) also reported clinical symptoms observed in the study along with rapid dehydration, peripheral vascular collapse, tachypnoea, irregular pulse, haematochezia, haematemesis, epistaxis, widespread petechiae, hepatic and renal failure and subsequently death.
Haemorrhagic symptoms such as haematochezia, epistaxis, bleeding from injection sites and haematemesis appear later in the course of the disease in approximately less than 50% of the patients (2).
Major complications are less common (1-2%), with urosepsis and severe haematuria or haematochezia being the most common.
Z Koc, MD, S Ulusan, MD, L Oguzkurt, MD and E Serin, MD: Symptomatic interrupted IVC: report of a case presenting with haematochezia.