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Ecchymosis: A small haemorrhagic spot in the skin or mucous membrane. See detailed information below for a list of 47 causes of Ecchymosis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Ecchymosis as a symptom.
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Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Ecchymosis may include these symptoms:
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Ecchymosis as a symptom include:
Extravasation of blood into the skin, resulting in a nonelevated, rounded or irregular, blue or purplish patch, larger than a petechia.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
The purple or black-and-blue area resulting from a bruise
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
The list of organs typically affected by Ecchymosis may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Ecchymosis mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Ecchymosis. Of the 47 causes of Ecchymosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Ecchymosis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Ecchymosis based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Ecchymosis, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Medical Conditions associated with Ecchymosis:
Skin rash (461 causes), Bleeding under skin (90 causes), Skin spots (29 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Skin color symptoms (2348 causes), Rash (1165 causes)
Symptoms related to Ecchymosis:
Skin spots (29 causes), Hemorrhagic rash (7 causes), Skin rash (461 causes), Petechiae (85 causes), Purpura, Bleeding disorders, Bruise (348 causes), Haemorrhage, Clotting disoders, Vitamin K deficiency, Hemophilia
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