Possible role of bradykinin in a patient with recurrent ecchymoses
Pediatric hematology consultation revealed that the patient was being followed up with a diagnosis of chronic ITP and therefore continious ecchymoses
on the body was an expected condition.
Metastatic neuroblastoma typically leads to the development of 'raccoon eyes' (periorbital ecchymoses
due to local periorbital infiltration and probable obstruction of the palpebral blood vessels) (Fig.
In November 2000, a 27-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with ecchymoses
and signs and symptoms of meningitis.
I think that the ecchymoses
may have been from emboli from the aorta.
Physical examination disclosed mild icteric sclera and multiple ecchymoses
on the extremities.
Patient 1 was a 51-year-old man with fever, muscle pains, bleeding gums, and a history of alcohol abuse; within 48 hours after symptom onset, he died of septic shock, with diffuse ecchymoses
Her physical examination revealed petechiae and ecchymoses
on her body and hemorrhagic bullae in the oral mucosa.
Minor excoriations were noted on the patient's ankles, but no noticeable lacerations, ecchymoses
, or puncture wounds were found.
There were 100 neonatal ecchymoses
in the oximeter arm and 74 in the control arm.
This emerging pathogen causes signs and symptoms such as fever, headache, joint pain, muscle pain, vomiting, and thrombocytopenia; severe cases may have hemorrhagic manifestations (epistaxis, ecchymoses
, petechiae, hematemesis) and encephalitis, which can result in death (reported case-fatality rate as high as 25%) (5-8).
Her physical examination showed diffuse petechiae and ecchymoses
and diffuse lymphadenomegaly in the cervical, submandibular, axillary, and inguinal regions.