A contusion, commonly known as a bruise, is a type of hematoma of tissue in
which capillaries and sometimes venules are damaged by trauma, allowing
Nov 17, 2015 ... Learn more from WebMD about bruises, including ways you can treat them at
home and tips for when you should seek medical care.
Bruises (contusions) develop when small blood vessels under the skin tear or
rupture, most often from a bump or fall. Blood leaks into tissues under the skin
Sep 1, 2016 ... A bruise is a common skin injury that results in a discoloration of the skin. Learn
about symptoms, treatment, home remedies, and common ...
May 5, 2014 ... Easy bruising is common with age. Although most bruises are harmless and go
away without treatment, easy bruising can sometimes be a sign ...
Mar 10, 2016 ... You wake up with a faint trail of bruises down your leg. Depending on what you
were up to the day before, a few possibilities race through your ...
Sep 16, 2015 ... Black and blue marks are often associated with bruises. A bruise, or “contusion,”
appears on the skin due to trauma. Examples of trauma are a ...
Oct 30, 2015 ... Learn the causes, symptoms, treatment of bumps and bruises (contusions,
ecchymoses), and find out how long it takes for a bruise to go away ...
May 11, 2015 ... Your skin bruises more easily as you get older and may also be due to straining
during exercise, certain medications, or underlying medical ...
Have you ever had a bruise that turned a bunch of different colors before it went
away? Find out why in this article for kids.