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Ecchymosis: Introduction

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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Causes of Ecchymosis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Ecchymosis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Ecchymosis

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Causes of Types of Ecchymosis:

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Ecchymosis: Symptom Checker

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Ecchymosis Treatments

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Stories from Users for Ecchymosis

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Medications or substances causing Ecchymosis:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Ecchymosis as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Ecchymosis: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Ecchymosis may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Ecchymosis

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Ecchymosis: Deaths

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Ecchymosis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Ecchymosis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Ecchymosis as a symptom include:

Definitions of 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)

The purple or black-and-blue area resulting from a bruise
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Organs affected by Ecchymosis:

The list of organs typically affected by Ecchymosis may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Ecchymosis

The list below shows some of the causes of Ecchymosis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Ecchymosis?

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:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 41 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Ecchymosis:

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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Causes of Ecchymosis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Ecchymosis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Ecchymosis?

    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 :

    What are the alternative names for Ecchymosis:

    Peliosis, Petechiae, Petechial rash, Purpura, Ecchymoses
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Ecchymosis:

    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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