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Introduction: Melena

Description of Melena

Melena: Bleeding in any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS to RECTUM.
Source: Diseases Database

Melena: The black, tarry, foul-smelling FECES that contain degraded blood.
Source: MeSH 2007

Melena: Related Topics

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Melena as a Symptom

Melena (symptom): Black, tarry stools with an offensive odour caused by an upper...more »

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Source: Diseases Database

Broader terms for Melena

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Melena

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Melena

The following list attempts to classify Melena into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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Source: Diseases Database

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