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The diagnostic approach to easy bruising or a suspected mild bleeding disorder ... whether or not a bleeding disorder exists and help elucidate possible causes.


What is secondary amenorrhea and what are its most common causes? ... What are the possible causes of easy bruising in a patient with normal prothrombin ...


Jun 27, 2017 ... One concerning side effect of aging is becoming easily bruised, and ... of wires ( which can cause tripping or falling, causing bruising) or sharp, ...


The presentation of a child with easy bruising can be alarming for both parents and ... Causes of easy bruising in childhood include platelet disorders (e.g. ...


Easy bruising • low platelet count • recent cold-like illness • Dx? .... as well as a physical to exclude other potential causes, such as physical abuse, use of herbal  ...


What causes bruising? ... others – for example, elderly people may bruise more easily because their skin is thinner and the tissue underneath is more fragile.


A 74-year-old man presents with easy bruising, fatigue, and generalized weakness. The patient's symptoms have been progressing during the past 3 weeks.


Jun 20, 2017 ... Easy bruising as we age can be traced to several factors. First, the ... This causes the skin to become thinner and more fragile. Without this ...


Apr 28, 2014 ... A contusion, or bruise, is a reddish-purple discoloration of the skin that doesn't ... or impact, causes capillaries to break open and leak red blood cells under the skin. ... To start, bruising easily is a normal part of getting older.