ecchymoma

ecchymoma

 [ek″ĭ-mo´mah]
swelling due to blood extravasation.

ec·chy·mo·ma

(ek'i-mō'mă),
A slight hematoma following a bruise.
[G. ek, out, + chymos, juice, + -oma, tumor]

ecchymoma

An older term dignifying a small post-traumatic haematoma. Ecchymoma provides no specificity that is not encompassed by the global term haematoma; it is not used in the working medical parlance.

ec·chy·mo·ma

(ek-i-mō'mă)
A slight hematoma following a bruise.
[G. ek, out, + chymos, juice, + -oma, tumor]
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Adverse events of moxibustion were also systematically analyzed and some rare but dangerous events, for instance, burns, cellulitis, ecchymoma, and hepatitis C, were reported [14, 16].