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In medicine, melena or melaena refers to the black, "tarry" feces that are associated with gastrointestinal hemorrhage. The black color is caused by oxidation of the iron in hemoglobin during its passage through the ileum and colon.
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melena n. A condition marked by black, tarry stool or vomit composed largely of blood that has been acted on by gastric juices, resulting from a
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Melena Frequency: (125) (number of times this surname appears in a sample database of 88.7 million names, representing one third of the 1997 US
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Stools - bloody; Hematochezia; Melena; Stools - black or tarry. Definition Return to top ... Your doctor may use the term "melena" to describe black, tarry, and foul ...
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List of 102 disease causes of Melena, patient stories, diagnostic guides, medical books excerpts online about Melena, 2 drug side effect causes. Diagnostic ...
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Causes of Melena with diagnosis analysis, related symptoms, patient stories, ... Melena: Bleeding in any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS ...
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Your doctor may use the term "melena" to describe black, tarry, and foul ... Stools - bloody; Hematochezia; Melena; Stools - black or tarry ...
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Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... Definition of Melena. Melena: Stools or vomit stained black by blood pigment or dark blood ...
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Digestion information covering the digestion system and related diseases, ... The black, smelly and tarry stool is called melena. ...
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Digestion information covering the digestion system and related diseases, ... Melena. Red Stools. Tarry Stools. Yellow Stools ...
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... term for this is melena. Melena usually stems from bleeding ... Less often, melena results from bleeding in the small intestine or upper parts of the colon. ...
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Read on to know more about possible causes of blood in your stool... Melena - Blood in Stool. ... Melena signifies that bleeding is present on the upper ...
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Melena is the presence of digested blood in the feces and makes the stools ... Melena may represent a severe, life-threatening illness, and should not be ignored. ...
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Birds with melena and other symptoms such as lethargy and anorexia usually ... Usually, food is not withheld from birds with melena. ...
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In medicine, melena or melaena refers to the black, "tarry" feces that are ... For this reason, melena is often associated with hemorrhage in the stomach or ...
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List of 57 causes of Melena, alternative diagnoses, rare causes, misdiagnoses, patient stories, and much more. ... Melena (Handbook of Signs & Symptoms (Third ...
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Melena - Definition of Melena at Dictionary.com a free ... Melena disease. Black stool. Causes of black sto... Black tarry stools. Black ... melena me┬Ěle ...
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