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Difference Between Ecchymosis and Erythema

Ecchymosis is the medical term for a bruise (Corrinne O’Keefe Osborn). The discoloration of the skin suggests ongoing bleeding underneath the skin, most often the…

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Difference Between Ecchymosis and Contusion

Ecchymosis is a large area where blood has leaked out of the capillaries resulting in a purple patch visible just the skin. A contusion is…

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Difference Between Ecchymosis and Hematoma

Ecchymosis is a 1 cm or bigger region in which there is some blood that has left the blood vessels producing a purple-colored area on…

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