Bruising

Bruising, also called a contusion, is a red or darkened appearance on the skin due to blood hemorrhage under the skin. Bruising needs to be distinguished from other types of under-skin bleeding, such as purpura, petechiae, hemorrhagic rash, and ...

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Causes

Common causes of local bruising or traumatic bruising include:

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Types

Types of bruising and bleeding include:

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