ecchymosis


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  • noun

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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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PF manifests with an audible crack accompanied by immediate detumescence and subsequently a rapid swelling, ecchymosis and severe pain.
This test is positive if GDS typical inflammatory lesions appear within 24 hours (there are reports of appearance of lesions 96 hours after injection) (38), and then, gradually, a progression to ecchymosis takes place (2).
Fifty nine patients (46%) had petechiae or purpura making it the most frequent clinical sign in our study population followed by altered sensorium 24 (19%), sub-conjuctival bleed 15 (12%), ecchymosis 14 (11%), rash 13 (10%), malena 12 (9%) and menorrhagia 11 (8%) : 28 (22%) had hepatomegaly and 6 (5%) had splenomegaly.
Wound healing was assessed via the REEDA scale (redness, edema, ecchymosis, discharge and approximation) on day 10, giving each criteria a score out of three with 0 being normal skin.
Patients presented with the symptoms of mucocutaneous bleeding, epistaxis, ecchymosis, haematuria, post surgery trauma, and menorrhagia for females.
He said on the second and the third day of the infection ecchymosis on the skin and mucus can be seen.
Hallmark signs are vascular aneurysms, bowel and organ rupture, milder hyperexensibility compared with other types, translucent skin, pinched nose, dystrophic scars, and severe ecchymosis, which can often lead doctors to think that the sufferer is being physically abused.
There are new technologies that help--such as vessel sealing systems--that make a "huge difference" in minimizing tissue trauma, distortion, and ecchymosis.
Extended ecchymosis is due to the problems in platelet aggregation and other haemostatic dysfunctions.
Other local findings were erythema, paresthesia, numbness, and a small area of ecchymosis (Table 1).
2%) of minor bleeding (epistaxis, ecchymosis, hematoma or macroscopic hematuria) with enoxaparin use.
The local injection-site effects of Botox can include facial pain, erythema (redness), edema (swelling), and ecchymosis (purplish bruise).
The police report mentions signs of strangulation on the neck and throat, ecchymosis of the left eye, and scratches on the side of the right breast.
In the courtroom, an ecchymosis becomes a bruise and a subdural hematoma becomes bleeding on the brain.