Prof Loren Yamamoto MD MPH MBA. Professor of pediatrics at the University of Hawaii and a practising pediatric emergency doctor in Honolulu. | Contact | View Loren's DFTB posts

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Dark red stools – could it be another intussusception?

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Yamamoto, L. Dark red stools – could it be another intussusception?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/dark-red-stools-another-intussusception/

A 7-month old male infant arrived in the ED at 7:45 a.m. after passing a dark maroon colored stool with clots at 7:00 a.m. He has passed small amounts of blood in his stools intermittently since 4 months of age, but this current episode is the worst it has ever been.

What could cause bright red blood vomits in a neonate?

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Yamamoto, L. What could cause bright red blood vomits in a neonate?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/bright-red-blood-neonate/

A 6 day old infant male vomits a large amount of bright red blood at home and is taken to a rural emergency department. The child looks good, but the amount of blood on the baby’s blanket brought in by his mother is very impressive.