UGIB (Upper GI Bleeding)

Esophagus, Stomach, first parts of duodenum. Stool is typically tarry/sticky and has characteristic odor.

Physical Exam Findings

  • May have black stools (if significant bleeding) and guaiac +
  • Other findings (e.g. stigmata liver disease) may be present, depending on etiology (e.g. w/varices)

Sub-Diseases