"French doctors who treated Arafat concluded in a report later obtained by The Associated Press that he died of a "massive brain hemorrhage" after suffering intestinal inflammation, jaundice and a blood condition known as disseminated intravascular coagulation, or DIC. What brought on the DIC was not explained. The condition has numerous causes, ranging from infections to colitis to liver disease. Advertisement "Consultation with experts and laboratory tests could not help to find a cause that would explain ... The group of syndromes," his French doctors wrote at the time. The report made no mention of poison or another popular theory, AIDS"