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Descriptor English: Ecchymosis
Descriptor Spanish: Equimosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Equimose
Descriptor French: Ecchymose
Entry term(s): Ecchymoses
Tree number(s): C15.378.100.452
C23.550.414.625
C23.888.885.312
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004438
Scope note: Extravasation of blood into the skin, resulting in a nonelevated, rounded or irregular, blue or purplish patch, larger than a petechia.
Annotation: differentiate from CONTUSIONS: use term in the text
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 64
History Note: 64
DeCS ID: 4502
Unique ID: D004438
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1964/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Ecchymosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0006955
Scope note Extravasation of blood into the skin, resulting in a nonelevated, rounded or irregular, blue or purplish patch, larger than a petechia.
Preferred term Ecchymosis
Entry term(s) Ecchymoses



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