Disease Information for Ecchymosis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bruising/Ecchymosis
Excessive/easy bruising tendency
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Dermatologic/Subcutaneous (category)
Definition

Extravasation of blood into the skin, resulting in a nonelevated, rounded or irregular, blue or purplish patch, larger than a petechia.

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