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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruise

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 blood ...

emedicine.medscape.com/article/88153-treatment

In the acute phase following a muscle contusion, hematoma maturation, inflammation, necrosis of damaged myofibrils, and phagocytosis of the necrotic debris ...

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Care guide for Contusion In Adults. Includes: possible causes, signs and symptoms, standard treatment options and means of care and support.

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Athletes in all contact sports have many opportunities to get a muscle contusion ( bruise). Contusions are second only to strains as a leading cause of sports ...

www.wisegeekhealth.com/what-is-a-contusion.htm

A contusion is an injury to the muscle, bone, or soft tissue of the body. There are three main types of contusion, all of which...

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Contusion: Another name for a bruise. What is a bruise ? A bruise, or contusion, is caused when blood vessels are damaged or broken as the result of a blow to ...

www.spinalcord.com/blog/contusion-vs.-concussion-understanding-the-difference

Nov 23, 2015 ... Understanding the difference of a concussion vs. contusion can help you get an idea of what to expect from your recovery journey.

stretchcoach.com/articles/bruise-contusion

What are bruises and muscle contusions and what can you do to speed up the recovery process. Bruises, or muscle contusions, are the second most common ...

www.sharecare.com/health/bruises-contusions/what-difference-between-bruise-contusion

There is no difference between a bruise and a contusion. Contusion is the medical term for bruise. (This answer provided for NATA by the Gustavus Adolphus ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/contusion

Contusion definition, an injury, as from a blow with a blunt instrument, in which the subsurface tissue is injured but the skin is not broken; bruise. See more.