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Hemorrhage is the medical term for bleeding, usually excessive bleeding. Hemorrhagic diseases are caused by, or result in, bleeding (hemorrhaging).

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Schafer AI. Approach to the patient with bleeding and thrombosis. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman’' Cecil Medicine. 24th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier; 2011:chap 174.

Update Date 4/14/2013