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The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 15, Issue 5, pp 485–488 | Cite as

Exsanguinating stercoral ulceration

  • Russell V. Milliser
  • Stephen R. Greenberg
  • Benjamin H. Neiman
Case Reports

Abstract

A case of stercoral ulceration complicated by massive hemorrhage is reported. An elderly woman with moderate cardiovascular disease entered the hospital with clinical evidence of marked blood loss from the anorectum. Despite treatment she died in less than 24 hr; autopsy revealed no other cause of death.

Keywords

Public Health Cardiovascular Disease Blood Loss Clinical Evidence Elderly Woman 
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© Hoeber Medical Division • Harper & Row, Publishers, Incorporated 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Russell V. Milliser
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Stephen R. Greenberg
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Benjamin H. Neiman
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.From the Department of PathologyThe Chicago Medical SchoolChicago
  2. 2.the Department of PathologyThe Cook County Hospital Chicago
  3. 3.the Department of PathologyThe MacNeal Memorial HospitalBerwyn

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