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Noun1.hematochezia - 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


n. hematoquecia, presencia de sangre en el excremento.
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The common clinical picture includes rectorrhagia and hematochezia, with bleeding from rectal or colonic varices, but there are also rare cases of upper GIB (Wang et al 2010).
Zinc toxicosis typically causes clinical signs such as lethargy, anorexia, regurgitation, diarrhea, polyuria, polydipsia, seizures, hematochezia, muscle wasting, and death.
These exclusion indications included abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, hematochezia, unexplained weight loss, anemia and hemoccult positive stools, inflammatory bowel diseases, recently symptomatic diverticular disease and abnormal imaging studies.
Bleeding from the inflamed vasculature rarely can lead to gross hematochezia, frank melena, or hematemesis.
Clinical signs suggestive of plague included sudden onset of fever with painful regional lymphadenopathy (bubonic), hematemesis or hematochezia (septicemic), or cough or chest pain with hemoptysis (pneumonic).
Crystal-associated colitis with ulceration leading to hematochezia and abdominal pain.
While cantharidin causes some side effects such as hematochezia and tenesmus, it can efficiently inhibit various tumor cell lines, we must attach importance to it.
The pain was not related to diet, and the patient did not experience nausea, vomiting, hematochezia, diarrhea, or emaciation.
Dieulafoy's lesion mostly presents with massive, usually recurrent hemorrhage, which can take the form of hematemesis, melena, fresh bleeding per rectum, or hematochezia.
Hematemesis usually signifies an UGIB whereas hematochezia usually indicates either lower gastrointestinal bleeding or massive UGIB.