Hematochezia vs. Rectorrhagia

Hematochezia vs. Rectorrhagia — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Hematochezia and Rectorrhagia

Hematochezianoun

(medicine) The presence of fresh blood in stools, often due to lower gastrointestinal bleeding.

Rectorrhagianoun

(medicine) rectal bleeding

Hematochezianoun

passage of stools containing blood (as from diverticulosis or colon cancer or peptic ulcer)

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