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Senile purpura

Senile purpura: Introduction

Easy skin bruising in older people.. As people age, their skin becomes thinner and more fragile. Hence, bruises (senile purpura) tend to form easily as the blood vessels in the skin are also more fragile. The bruises are initially dark purplish red and are most common on the forearms and backs of the hands in elderly people. The bruising does not mean that the person is necessarily deficient in any vitamins or minerals nor does it mean that they have a bleeding disorder. Also called purpura senilis. ...more »

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