ecchymosis

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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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Physical examination disclosed perifollicular hemorrhages and extensive ecchymoses with increased pigmentation involving the lower extremities (Figure 1).
A 9-year-old girl was admitted to our pediatric hematology unit with petechiae, ecchymoses, and history of a viral illness.
He was having bilateral redness, periocular oedema, bruises and ecchymoses. Blood stained discharge was coming from both the eyes due to chemosis and conjunctival lacerations.
The rash associated with HSP may appear as erythematous macules or papules that coalesce and evolve into palpable purpura with petechiae, ecchymoses, and / or subcutaneous edema.
D'autres coups lui ont casse trois dents et provoque de multiples ecchymoses. Me concernant, le coup de couteau porte a mon cou est passe a quelques millimetres de la carotide mais il a touche ma trachee artere, ce qui a provoque un emphyseme sous-cutane.
Gardner Diamond syndrome is a rare condition characterized with painful ecchymoses in different parts of the body and cutaneous and mucosal hemorrhages.
Clinical manifestations of petechiae and/or ecchymoses on sclera (Fig.
The main observed features of LS were erythema, infiltration, mucosal excoriation, lichenification, hypopigmentation, hyperpigmentation, and ecchymoses. We made a diagnosis of LS, both on the basis of clinical data and through biopsy, in compliance with the recent guidelines of the British Association of Dermatologists [10].
(4) Petechiae, ecchymoses, and hemorrhagic blisters may also be present.
The noteworthy characteristic of these ecchymoses is that they begin with local itching, burning, or pain before the lesions appear.
Ecchymoses, plum-colored bruises that pop up with minimal trauma, also affect the patient's self image.
It is characterized by fever, thrombocytopenia (platelet count less than 100/109/l), petechae, ecchymoses, haemoconcentration or evidence of plasma leakage.
Half also had periorbital ecchymoses or "raccoon eyes" and some had "sporadic amnesia".
Henry Battle, in 1890, had originally associated mastoid ecchymoses with fracture of posterior cranial fossa of skull, not a middle fossa fracture.