This, at first contracted, later becomes somewhat relaxed, while in many cases a small halo of ecchymosis develops around it.
ecchymosis is extravasation of blood into the tissues underlying the skin.
Some of the patients, he says, suffered from ecchymosis and contusions.
At the seat of rupture there is tenderness and swelling, and there may be ecchymosis.
An ecchymosis (black and blue area) is diffuse subcutaneous hemorrhage.
Sphacelus ultimately takes place at the points of ecchymosis.
There was marked proptosis, subconjunctival ecchymosis, swelling and ecchymosis of the upper lid, and ptosis.
This latter varies in width, and still later a halo of ecchymosis half an inch or more in diameter surrounds the original wound.
Collapse of globe, proptosis, subconjunctival hæmorrhage, œdema and ecchymosis of lids.
Beyond these wounds, on other coils oval patches of ecchymosis, due to direct bruising, were present.
ecchymosis ec·chy·mo·sis (ěk'ĭ-mō'sĭs)
n. pl. ec·chy·mo·ses (-sēz')
The passage of blood from ruptured blood vessels into subcutaneous tissue, marked by a purple discoloration of the skin.