bruisability

bruisability

The degree to which a person bruises in response to trauma, which may indicate a defect in coagulation factors, thrombocytopaenia or platelet dysfunction.
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She had a history of easy bruisability and noticed spontaneous ecchymotic patches for a couple of years with no other significant bleeding manifestations.
Easy bruisability due to deposition of amyloid and deficiency of factor X and cutaneous ecchymoses, especially if around the eyes, may be seen.
She had undergone tooth extractions without bleeding and did not suffer menorrhagia, epistaxis or easy bruisability.
13 TS yes 14 TC yes 15 TC yes 16 ketaconasole/TS yes 17 aminoglutetimid following 18 following following 19 TC yes 20 TS yes (*)Truncal obesity, buffalo hump, plethorea, violesance stria (>1cm widht), easy bruisability.
Protein catabolism was evident in the form of striae, easy bruisability, muscle weakness, and cuticular and pulp atrophy.
Clinically, the photoaging component of skin aging accounts for the development in sun-exposed areas of wrinkling, mottled hyperpigmentation and depigmentation, coarsening of the skin, roughness, poor elastic recoil, and bruisability.
While there are a number of medical causes for easy bruisability, which should be discussed with your physician, several medications may also be responsible for bruising.
Easy bruisability is accentuated in people who have had heavy sun exposure.
Since the disease is a blood clotting disorder, patients can suffer from easy bruisability to severe life-threatening hemorrhaging, particularly in the head or intestinal regions.
Cushing disease causes substantial muscle wasting, thinning of skin, immune suppression, and increased bruisability and bleeding, all associated with protein degradation to support gluconeogenesis.
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Cushing syndrome is produced by hypercortisolism and includes hypertension, weight gain, easy bruisability, diabetes, and centripetal obesity.