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Relating to an ecchymosis.
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Relating to an ecchymosis.
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(ĕk-ĭ-mō′sĭs) plural.ecchymoses [″ + ″ + osis, condition]
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Superficial bleeding under the skin or a mucous membrane; a bruise. See: illustration
ecchymotic (-mŏt′ĭk), adjective
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Regarding haematological presentation, ecchymotic patches were observed in mixed hyperlipidaemiac patients.
There is pain and pruritus in the skin area where lesions will appear; a skin induration may be observed after 4-5 hours, and in 24-48 hours it turns into a painful ecchymotic patch, 3-10 cm in diameter and lasting 1 or 2 days.
developed edema in face, ears, hands, feet, and Keeping self-limited nature of this disorder, scrotum, with ecchymotic plaques, in various simple care of the lesions was undertaken.
It was considered that in the present case of a pectoral muscle hematoma, lifting the patient by holding her from the axillary area of the plegic side by her relatives triggered the situation and traces of fingernails on the ecchymotic areas of the axillary area were observed.
Her pupils were 3 mm bilaterally with less-than-brisk reaction, and her left eyelid was noted to be swollen and ecchymotic. At this time, her GCS score was 7.
Animals - Thirty dogs were selected at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, UNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, according to their clinical signs (apathy, anorexia, fever, petechial and ecchymotic hemorrhages, lymphadenopathy, splenomegaly, paleness mucous membranes and/or uveitis) or hematological findings (anemia, leukopenia and/or thrombocytopenia) in an acute or chronic disease stage.
The kidney had many petequial and ecchymotic subcapsular and cortical hemorrhages, giving an image as a "turkey egg" appearance (FIGS.
Vascular endothelial damage contributes to development of petechiae and ecchymotic hemorrhages as a result of the destruction of platelets in response to vasculitis.
Five particular spots of muscle free of hemorrhagic, ecchymotic lesions or any other abnormal discoloration were measured on each muscle (Fletcher, 1999).
The patient was sitting upright in bed with an ecchymotic and edematous face, swollen eyelids and a protruding massively edematous lower lip.
This lethal combination has been known to give nurses less hair, shiners, headaches, and ecchymotic pelvic bones.
The physical examination was consistent with ecchymotic areas in her right thigh and the gluteal regions.