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  • noun

Synonyms for contusion

Synonyms for contusion

an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration

the action of bruising

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The observed increases in concussions and fractures may explain the increased likelihood of severe tubing-related injuries compared to water skiing-related injuries, as these may require more medical attention compared to lacerations, contusions, and abrasions.
6,7,10) Pediatric patients with flail chest are more likely to have sustained serious trauma to the underlying thoracic structures, and experimental studies have demonstrated that pulmonary contusions, as was seen in our patient, may occur from the direct compression of the chest wall.
Conversely, scalp lacerations and contusions were significantly more prevalent in patients found not to have facial fractures than in patients who did.
No points are given for lacerations, contusions, or abrasions, but then no points are deducted, either.
Elbowlift protects the olecranon and olecranon bursa from friction burns and contusions by eliminating pressure to the sensitive elbow areas.
The type of injuries included lacerations, contusions and abrasions, and 30 percent were fractures, sprains and strains.
Pathologist Dr James Neal said Michael's death was ``related to blunt head injury, brain swelling, contusions and fractures to the skull.
She sustained a subarachnoid hemorrhage, an orbital tripod fracture, numerous facial lacerations, pulmonary contusions, rib fractures, and a splenic laceration.
Michael was taken to a medical center, where he was reported in satisfactory condition following treatment for lacerations, contusions, and a damaged artery.
The type of injuries suffered by campers most frequently were fractures, sprains/strains, lacerations, sexual abuse/molestation, and contusions.
In one third of the cases, the eye injury was also related with more serious injuries such as cerebral laceration and contusions, intercranial injury and fractures of the facial bones.
This allows for better depiction of bleeding in stroke and brain trauma patients, visualization of contusions and shearing injuries, and identification of minute intracranial vascular malformations.
The thoracic injuries seen across the whole group consisted predominantly of pulmonary contusions (68.
Two men who suffered in an accident were brought to the 4th city hospital: 32-year-old man with a brain injury, contusions of the chest and other injuries, and 44-year-old man with a brain injury, blunt abdominal trauma.
On examination at Larnaca hospital, the woman was found to have contusions, cuts and bite marks all over her body.