Ecchymosis

Ecchymosis is a patch of bleeding under the skin. It is similar to, but not quite the same as other similar symptoms: bruising (contusions), under-skin bleeding, purpura, petechiae (small spots), hemorrhagic rash, hematoma, or hemorrhage. It also needs to ...

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Types

An ecchymosis is a type of under-skin bleeding that may occur in many body locations. Types include:

  • Single ecchymosis
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