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Noun1.hematemesis - vomiting blood
disgorgement, emesis, puking, vomiting, regurgitation, vomit - the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth


n. hematemesis, vómito de sangre.
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A 24-year-old female who had been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) 1 month prior was admitted to our clinic with acute-onset substernal chest pain, hematemesis, and melena.
Parents of 21(84%) patients had consanguineous marriage, and 14(56%) patients had family history of hematemesis and melena.
Patient had further episodes of hematemesis, an upper GI endoscopy revealed Gastric Erosion.
The inclusion criteria are: (1) Definitive evidence of the pancreatic body and tail carcinoma; (2) portal hypertension symptoms, such as splenomegaly, gastric varices with or without esophageal varices, plus positive findings shown by computed tomography or gastroscope; (3) finding early presence of gastroesophageal varices, hematemesis, melena or splenomegaly, often as initial clinical manifestations.
Moreover a small portion of patients may present with hematemesis secondary to duodenal erosions.
A 62 year old lady presented with nausea, hematemesis and retrosternal chest discomfort for a duration of 3 days.
She had ecchymosis, epistaxis, hematemesis, melena, vaginal bleeding, and somnolence (Table 1).
The patient's wife indicated that he'd had a low-grade fever since discharge, but the patient denied any chills, hematemesis, melanotic stools, diarrhea, or constipation.
Suppose someone at the typical Super Bowl party faints, has a seizure or hematemesis.
30 % patients have haemoglobin less than 8 gm%, correlating with history of hematemesis (34%).
During clinical follow-up, we realized hematemesis for once.