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BRUISE, med. jurisp. An injury done with violence to the person, without breaking the skin; it is nearly synonymous with contusion. (q . v.) 1. Ch. Pr. 38; vide 4 Car. & P. 381, 487, 558, 565; Eng. C. L. Rep. 430, 526, 529. Vide Wound.

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Lemai also told principal magistrate Richard Odenyo he also noted bruises on Monson's testicles.
If a bump or bruise becomes very swollen or painful see your GP.
This means that if you bump your arm or leg against the furniture, you can easily break the blood vessels just under the surface of your skin and cause a bruise.
I've learned that people seem to find bruises particularly unsuitable in certain social arenas.
Boiron USA has introduced Arnicare Bruise, an extension of its Arnicare line of natural pain relievers.
Amelia Clifford suffered an 'unexplained' bruise on her head after a stay at Prince Charles Hospital
There were multiple, evenly placed, zigzagshaped bruise lines on the lateral and anterior aspect of the left arm (Figure 1), continuing across the anterior aspect of the left shoulder, extending on to the anterior left chest wall, and running obliquely downwards to the xiphisternum (Figure 2).
A natural solution, 4 Kids Bumps 'n Bruises with Arnica contains no aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen, naproxen, pseudoephedrine or dextromethorphan, Hyland's noted.
Entries included three bruises across a person's chest, a large bruise to the left thigh, a bruise to the back of a left hand and bruise to a right hip.
THE mother of a toddler who was found with 14 bruises and blackened with dirt in urine-soaked clothes has admitted child cruelty.
13 because he was concerned about bruises the child had on her body.