11 - Sudden Natural Death Part4

11 - Sudden Natural Death Part4 - S UDDEN NATURAL DEATH...

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SUDDEN NATURAL DEATH
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GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM
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.Gastrointestinal System Sudden death usually occurs due to lack of medical attention. Fatal abdominal problems : 1. Mesenteric thrombosis, infarction and embolism. 2. Strangulated intestine which may lead to gangrene formation. 3. Fulminating peritonitis, chemical peritonitis(perforating peptic ulcer), perforation of colon through a diverticulum. 4. Bleeding from gastric and duodenal ulcers. The two most common modes of sudden death involving GIS are massive hemorrhage and peritonitis .
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Massive Bleeding Less with the resuscitatory methods. Esophagus varices (most common), they'll be collapsed after death so they are difficult to identify. Gastric and duodenal ulcers eroding the large vessel. Gastric tumor perforating large v. Colonic lesion: carcinoma, UC. Hemorrhage from small intestine(Crohn’S DIS) Bleeding from surgical operations(rare).
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Peritonitis Undiagnosed or untreated Acute appendicitis and appendix abscess (rare) Perforation of colon through diverticulum's Perforation by carcinoma Perforated peptic ulcer Autopsy: turbid fluid found in the peritoneal cavity\early inflammation changes.
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Gynaecological system
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Ruptured Tubal Ectopic Pregnancy abnormal pregnancy that occurs outside the uterus, within one of the tubes. Symptoms: Abnormal
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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11 - Sudden Natural Death Part4 - S UDDEN NATURAL DEATH...

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