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Differential Diagnosis For Dark/Black Melena Stool


List of current finding(s):

Infected organ, Abscesses
Diverticulitis, colon
Neoplastic Disorders
Adenocarcinoma, cecum
Adenocarcinoma, gastric
Leiomyoma of small bowel
Stomach, leiomyoma
Gastrontestinal Stromal/Mesenchymal Tumor (GIST)
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Henoch-Schonlein allergic vasculitis
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Meckel's acute diverticulitis
Meckel diverticulum/Peptic ulcer
Meckel diverticulum
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Telangiectasia,hereditary hemorrhagic
Usage, Degenerative, Necrosis, Age Related Disorders
Angiodysplasia, colon
Hepatic necrosis, acute/subacute
Angiodysplasia/small bowel
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Gastrointestinal bleeding
Gastric ulcer
Peptic ulcer hemorrhage
Upper GI bleeding
Esophageal ulceration
Varices, esophageal
Fistula, Aorticoduodenal (Aorticoenteric)
Gastric varices
Dieulafoy's Ulcer Lesion
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Cushing/gastric stress ulcer
Portal hypertension
Reference to Organ System
Duodenal ulcer
Peptic ulcer disease
Neonatal Intestinal Bleeding
Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic acid) Administration/Toxicity
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Aspirin gastritis
Iron intoxication, acute
Salicylate intoxication/overdose
Arsenic trioxide (Trisenox) Administration/Toxicity
Ferrous sulfate Administration/Toxicity
Thalidomide (Thalomid) Administration/Toxicity
Bismuth subsalicylate (PeptoBismol) adm
Charcoal (Activated/CharcoAid)
Ferrous gluconate (Fergon) Administration/Toxicity
Ferrous/Iron Salts (oral dose) Administration/Toxicity
Poisoning (Specific Agent)
Croton oil poisoning/ingestion
Croton seed plant/intake
Alcohol gastritis
Lead poisoning in children
Bismuth ingestion
Cuckcoopint/Arum/Wake-Robin plant
Acid ingestion
Bismuth subnitrate poisoning
Heavy metals ingestion/poisoning
Isopropyl alcohol ingestion/poisoning
Mercury salts/bichloride acute toxicity
Mushroom/Amanita Phalloides poisoning
Ricinism/Castor bean toxicity
Lead poisoning
Arsenic poisoning/Acute ingestion
Mercury chronic toxicity/poisoning
Specific food/diet effect
Organ Poisoning (Intoxication)
Toxic diarrhea/poisoning
Toxic enteritis/poisoning
Corrosive gastritis
Gastritis, erosive/corrosive
Toxic gastritis/poison
Toxic hepatitis
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)