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Usage examples for ecchymosis

  1. There is usually considerable ecchymosis and swelling in the hollows below and behind the malleoli; and the malleoli appear to be nearer the level of the sole. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. This puncture was so severe that the arm was in a state of ecchymosis for six or eight inches upwards, and I doubt not that without the caustic, there would have been severe and long continued suffering, and perhaps painful suppurations. – An Essay on the Application of the Lunar Caustic in the Cure of Certain Wounds and Ulcers by John Higginbottom
  3. Fracture of the margin of the orbit results from a direct blow, and is followed by circum- orbital and sub- conjunctival ecchymosis and sometimes is associated with paralysis of the optic nerve, or of the other ocular nerves. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  4. It must be distinguished from ecchymosis the result of a bruise, by making an incision into the part; in the case of hypostasis a few small bloody points of divided arteries will be seen, in the case of ecchymosis the subcutaneous tissues are infiltrated with blood- clot. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  5. The right foot was swollen, and in a line between ankle and knuckle of big toe showed two punctures- one deep and bleeding, and surrounded by ecchymosis the other one below this, more superficial, the blood oozing thin and not coagulating. – On Snake-Poison: its Action and its Antidote by A. Mueller