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Hemorrhage

MedGen UID:
5503
Concept ID:
C0019080
Finding; Pathologic Function
Synonyms: Bleeding; Hemorrhages
SNOMED CT: Bleeding (131148009); Hemorrhage (131148009); Haemorrhage (131148009); Hemorrhage (50960005); Extravasation of blood (50960005); Blood loss (50960005); Bleeding (50960005)
 

Definition

Bleeding is the loss of blood. It can happen inside or outside the body. Bleeding can be a reaction to a cut or other wound. It can also result from an injury to internal organs. There are many situations in which you might bleed. A bruise is bleeding under the skin. Some strokes are caused by bleeding in the brain. Other bleeding, such as gastrointestinal bleeding, coughing up blood, or vaginal bleeding, can be a symptom of a disease. Normally, when you bleed, your blood forms clots to stop the bleeding. Severe bleeding may require first aid or a trip to the emergency room. If you have a bleeding disorder, your blood does not form clots normally.  [from MedlinePlus]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVHemorrhage

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