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Ecchymosis

Introduction: Ecchymosis

Description of Ecchymosis

Ecchymosis: A medical term for the discoloration associated with a bruise.

Ecchymosis: the purple or black-and-blue area resulting from a bruise.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Ecchymosis: Extravasation of blood into the skin, resulting in a nonelevated, rounded or irregular, blue or purplish patch, larger than a petechia.
Source: Diseases Database

Ecchymosis: Extravasation of blood into the skin, resulting in a nonelevated, rounded or irregular, blue or purplish patch, larger than a petechia.
Source: MeSH 2007

Ecchymosis: Related Topics

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Ecchymosis as a Symptom

Ecchymosis (symptom): A small haemorrhagic spot in the skin or mucous membrane....more »

Ecchymosis (symptom): See Ecchymosis (symptom information).

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Source: Diseases Database

Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Ecchymosis

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Ecchymosis

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

WordNet 2.1

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

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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