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Descriptor English: Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Descriptor Spanish: Hemorragia Gastrointestinal
Descriptor Portuguese: Hemorragia Gastrointestinal
Descriptor French: Hémorragie gastro-intestinale
Entry term(s): Gastrointestinal Hemorrhages
Hematochezia
Hematochezias
Hemorrhage, Gastrointestinal
Tree number(s): C06.405.227
C23.550.414.788
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006471
Scope note: Bleeding in any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS to RECTUM.
Annotation: coord IM with specific intestinal dis (IM), as colonic hemorrhage = GASTROINTESTINAL HEMORRHAGE (IM) + COLONIC DISEASES (IM); rectal bleeding: see note under RECTUM; X ref HEMATOCHEZIA is red blood in the feces when bleeding is from the lower bowel: do not coord with FECES unless feces are particularly discussed
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 90; was HEMORRHAGE, GASTROINTESTINAL 1966-89
Online Note: use GASTROINTESTINAL HEMORRHAGE to search HEMORRHAGE, GASTROINTESTINAL 1966-89
History Note: 90; was HEMORRHAGE, GASTROINTESTINAL 1966-89
Related: Hemostasis, Endoscopic MeSH
DeCS ID: 6623
Unique ID: D006471
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Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage - Preferred
Concept UI M0010153
Scope note Bleeding in any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS to RECTUM.
Preferred term Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Entry term(s) Gastrointestinal Hemorrhages
Hemorrhage, Gastrointestinal
Hematochezia - Narrower
Concept UI M0010154
Scope note The passage of bright red blood from the rectum. The blood may or may not be mixed with formed stool in the form of blood, blood clots, bloody stool or diarrhea.
Preferred term Hematochezia
Entry term(s) Hematochezias



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