ecchymotic mask


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ec·chy·mot·ic mask

a dusky discoloration of the head and neck occurring when the trunk has been subjected to sudden and extreme compression, as in traumatic asphyxia.
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ec·chy·mot·ic mask

(ek-i-mot'ik mask)
A dusky discoloration of the head and neck occurring when the trunk has been subjected to sudden and extreme compression, as in traumatic asphyxia.
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ecchymotic mask

Cyanotic facies accompanying traumatic asphyxia.
See also: mask
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