Ecchymosis


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ECCHYMOSIS, med. jur. Blackness. It is an extravasation of blood by rupture of capillary vessels, and hence it follows contusion; but it may exist, as in cases of scurvy, and other morbid conditions, without the latter. Ryan's Med. Jur. 172.

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The total score of the REEDA was lower, as were all of the criteria bar ecchymosis.
Clinical manifestations displayed by the vWD patients in this study included were ecchymosis, epistaxis, and menorrhagia.
These bites will not have the severe local tissue damage and ecchymosis seen with pit viper bites.
In clinical trials, adverse reactions leading to treatment discontinuation and occurring in 2 or more Feraheme treated patients included hypotension, infusion site swelling, increased serum ferritin level, chest pain, diarrhea, dizziness, ecchymosis, pruritus, chronic renal failure, and urticaria.
The most common adverse reactions, occurring at a frequency of at least 5% in patients taking donepezil, and at twice or more the rate of placebo, were diarrhea (10% vs 4%), anorexia (8% vs 4%), vomiting (8% vs 4%), nausea (6% vs 2%), and ecchymosis (5% vs 2%).
Acute onset of swelling, ecchymosis and pain of the penis during sexual intercourse has been known to suggest penile fracture, unless proven otherwise.
A 10-cm area of ecchymosis on the thigh and major pain on palpation throughout the leg developed that was out of proportion to visual findings.
Postoperatively, she was noted to have significant ecchymosis about the thigh, which was consistent with her gross appearance following her prior operation.
We describe the case of an 18-week-old boy who was brought to a local emergency department with ecchymosis on his nasal bridge and medial epicanthi, as well as a sub-conjunctival hemorrhage.
There was no associated swelling, redness, skin ulceration, or ecchymosis.