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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The Patient complained of weight gain 8 kg in last 24 months, facial and feet swelling, central obesity, easy bruisability and muscle weakness.
This abnormally low count may subsequently manifest itself as an excessive internal or external bleed, easy bruisability (purpura) or oozing of blood from vessels into the skin and mucous membranes (petechiae).5 ITP can be classified clinically as newly diagnosed/acute (diagnosis to 3 months), persistent (3 to 12 months) and chronic (lasting for more than 12 months).6 It is a self-limiting condition and may not require any treatment.
The other common symptoms include personality changes, easy bruisability, and cutaneous steriae.
For dermatologic conditions, the symptoms noted were skin discoloration, easy bruisability, skin rashes, skin itchiness, blisters, skin lesions, cuts, alopecia, pallor, sweating, and nail changes.
These include proximal myopathy, easy bruisability, purple striae (>1 cm), facial plethora, and, in children, weight gain with decreasing growth velocity [2].
Prockop, "Inheritance of an RNA splicing mutation (G+ 1 IVS20) in the type III procollagen gene (COL3A1) in a family having aortic aneurysms and easy bruisability: phenotypic overlap between familial arterial aneurysms and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type IV" American Journal of Human Genetics, vol.
He had typical features of steroid dependence like moon facies, central obesity, thin extremities, pedal edema and easy bruisability. He had been treated with WHO MDT at an outside facility for a year and varying doses of prednisolone for 2 years.
Cushing's syndrome patients present with increased body weight, truncal obesity with buffalo hump, easy bruisability, cutaneous striae, oedema, hypokalemia, glucose intolerance.
They acknowledge that these drugs are superior to placebo in reducing exacerbations, but note that concerns about their side-effect profile (thrush, potential for bone loss, and moderate to severe easy bruisability) make them less desirable than LABAs or long-acting inhaled anticholinergics.
Abrasion and easy bruisability of genital mucosa enhancing susceptibility to HIV infection is another reason that has been offered.
One hundred twenty two or 30.5 per cent complained of having skin itchiness, sweating (12.8 per cent), skin rashes (12.5 per cent) and easy bruisability (5.8 per cent).
She had undergone tooth extractions without bleeding and did not suffer menorrhagia, epistaxis or easy bruisability.