types of hemorrhages- Path 1 test 1

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types of hemorrhages- Path 1 test 1
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Path 1- Test 1 hemorrhage- location, s/sx, cause
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  1. cardiac hemorrhage
    • fatal (usually)
    • from MI, gun shot wound, stabbing
  2. Aortic hemorrhage
    from car accident, weakness, aneurysm
  3. arterial hemorrhage
    • bright red, pulsating, squirting
    • from penetration wound, bone fracture
  4. capillary hemorrhage
    from traume, increased venous pressure, weakness (vit c)
  5. venous hemorrhage
    bluish/dark red, oozing
  6. petechia
    small freckle like dots on skin
  7. purpura
    medium size spots on skin
  8. ecchymosis
    large, blotchy bruises on skin
  9. hemoptysis
    • respiratory tract
    • coughing up blood
  10. epistaxis
    nose bleed
  11. hematemesis
    • GI/stomach
    • vomitting blood
  12. hematochezia
    • anorectal bleeding
    • red stood
  13. melena
    • Upper GI bleeding
    • black stool
  14. hematuria
    blood in urine
  15. metrorrhagia
    uterus bleeding (not menstral related)
  16. menorrhagia
    profound menstral bleeding

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