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the purple or black-and-blue area resulting from a bruise

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the escape of blood from ruptured blood vessels into the surrounding tissue to form a purple or black-and-blue spot on the skin

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Cutaneous lesions including cellulitis, ecchymoses, and bullae frequently occur on the extremities.
The second study, a 2009 ASLMS abstract, entitled: "A Simple Solution to a Common Problem" evaluated the effectiveness and safety of the long-pulse PDL (the Vbeam) for the treatment of ecchymoses.
On physical examination he did not have organomegaly or lymphadenopathy; nor did he have ecchymoses or petechia/purpura.
One patient presented with petechiae, one with simple ecchymoses, and one with noninflammatory retiform purpura.
The most common adverse events observed during the double-blind, placebo-controlled portions of three clinical trials in patients with psoriasis were infections (27%-29% of patients), injection-site reactions (14%-16%), headaches (9%-12%), and injection-site ecchymoses (6%-8%).
Physical examination revealed a circumferential cervical contusion along with cervicofacial ecchymoses and petechiae.
The telltale findings are a central ulcer with a surrounding ring of purple ecchymoses, which is surrounded by a slowly advancing ring of erythema, Dr.
He had diffuse dermal purpura with ecchymoses as well as distal gangrene of the fingers, toes, ear tips, and nose.
It is characterized by development of painful edematous skin lesions that progress to ecchymoses during the following 24 h (5).
Gross anatomical changes included palpebral hyperemia or swelling; mouth pouch erythema; ecchymoses in the oral cavity; petechiae, ulceration; and erythema on the dorsal and ventral body surface; toe necrosis (online Technical Appendix Figure 1, panels A, B, wwwnc.
D'autres coups lui ont casse trois dents et provoque de multiples ecchymoses.
A 70-year-old man presented with a 2-day history of nosebleeds, mucosal bleeding, painful bruising of his tongue, and diffuse ecchymoses over his arms, legs, and trunk (Figure 1).
Haemorrhagic manifestations, if present, may include petechiae, ecchymoses, bleeding from venepuncture sites and mucosal haemorrhages.
He had hypoxemia, hypotension, new acute renal failure, and new full-thickness skin necrosis with bullae, mottling, and ecchymoses of the affected arm.