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Introduction: Contusion

Description of Contusion

Contusion: A bruise.

Contusion: an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Contusion: mechanical injury (usually caused by a blow) resulting in hemorrhage beneath unbroken skin; a bruise.
Source: CRISP

Contusion: Injuries resulting in hemorrhage, usually manifested in the skin.
Source: MeSH 2007

Contusion: Related Topics

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Contusion as a Symptom

Contusion (symptom): any injury that doesnt break the skin but causes some...more »

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Contusion

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Contusion

The following list attempts to classify Contusion into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • harm,hurt,injury,trauma
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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